Original Hokusai (1760 - 1849) Japanese Woodblock Print
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Series; Picture Book of Chinese and Japanese Warriors (Ehon sakigake shohen), 1836 A Fuji Arts Special Offer Auction
Picture Book of Chinese and Japanese Warriors - The "Picture Book of Chinese and Japanese Warriors" (Ehon Sakigake shohen) was the first in a trilogy of illustrated warrior books that Hokusai produced beginning in 1836. Hokusai's masterful diptych compositions depict historic figures battling enemies or in quieter moments. Some of the more dramatic designs feature encounters with ghosts, demons, or fantastic supernatural creatures, and a few women are included. These great designs are beautifully drawn with wonderful detail. Prints from this series offer a great opportunity to purchase an original Hokusai at a low opening bid price.
Artist - Hokusai (1760 - 1849) Image Size - 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" + margins as shown Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Two separate panels. Stitching holes at one side of each panel. Some prints have a couple creases at edges. Please see photos for details.