Book, Original woodblock print - Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - "Shaka goichidai zue" 釈迦御一代図絵 (Illustrated Life of Shakyamuni), vol. II - 1845

Description
Book, Original woodblock print - Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - "Shaka goichidai zue" 釈迦御一代図絵 (Illustrated Life of Shakyamuni), vol. II - 1845
Fair condition (restored), see description

Book, Original woodblock print - Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - "Shaka goichidai zue" 釈迦御一代図絵 (Illustrated Life of Shakyamuni), vol. II - 1845

This is an ancient Japanese Edo wood-board printing book. The author of the illustration is Katsushika Hokusai, a famous Japanese genius painter, who depicts Buddhist pictures and stories of Sakyamuni. Since more than 150years ago,

there were damages and moths, but the middle painting was not affected. Please see the picture!

Lot details
Object
Book, Original woodblock print
Technique
woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
1845
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
"Shaka goichidai zue" 釈迦御一代図絵 (Illustrated Life of Shakyamuni), vol. II
Condition
Fair condition (restored), see description
Dimensions
26.5×19×1 cm
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