Original Hokusai (1760 - 1849) Japanese Woodblock Print
Kameyama and Shono
Series; Hokusai's Pictures of a Journey, ca. 1830 A Fuji Arts Special Offer Auction
Hokusai's Pictures of a Journey - Handsome design from "Hokusai's Pictures of a Journey" (Hokusai Dochu Gafu), a series depicting travel and life along the Tokaido Road. These marvelous scenes show travelers from both far away and up close, from tiny figures wandering through expansive landscapes to details of people stopping at the various sights and stations along the highway. Each print expresses his wonderful ability to capture human gestures and personalities, often with comic overtones. These attractive scenes are simply rendered in beautiful tones of soft gray and black, accented with touches of pale pink. Prints from this series offer a great opportunity to purchase an original Hokusai at an affordable price.
Artist - Hokusai (1760 - 1849) Image Size - 7 5/8" x 11 1/2" + margins as shown Condition - With excellent color and detail. Two separate panels. Some minor toning. Several prints with a light crease. Please see photos for individual details. Nice overall.