Book, Original woodblock print - Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - "Denshin kaishu Hokusai manga" 伝神開手 北斎漫画 (Hokusai's sketches, vol. 1) - Late Edo period

Description
Book, Original woodblock print - Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - "Denshin kaishu Hokusai manga" 伝神開手 北斎漫画 (Hokusai's sketches, vol. 1) - Late Edo period
Good condition, see description

Book, Original woodblock print - Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - "Denshin kaishu Hokusai manga" 伝神開手 北斎漫画 (Hokusai's sketches, vol. 1) - Late Edo period

Volume 1 of a series of 15 sketch books (manga) by Katsushika Hokusai.

Denshin kaishu - Hokusai manga 伝神開手 - 北斎漫画 (Hokusai's sketches, vol. 1)

Illustrator: Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849).

Publisher: Eirakuya Tōshirō, Nagoya.

Late Edo period reprint of the Bunka 11 (1814) edition.

With a preface dated Bunka 9 (1812) and signed Hanshō Sanjin.

28 folded pages, of which 26 tinted woodblock prints in three colours (black, grey and vermilion).

48 woodblock prints, including 2 diptychs

Size: 16 x 22.8 cm (hanshibon).

Condition: cover with signs of wear and wormholes. Thread is partly loose. Wormholes throughout the entire work, mainly in the margin. Except for the last three folded sheets, these also have a small wormhole in the middle. Two pages with a small pencil note in the margin. Other than that, the book and the woodblock prints are in good condition.

The book will be packaged with care and sent insured with Track & Trace.

Lot details
Object
Book, Original woodblock print
Material
Ink, Paper
Period
Late Edo period
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Title of artwork
"Denshin kaishu Hokusai manga" 伝神開手 北斎漫画 (Hokusai's sketches, vol. 1)
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
22.8×16×1 cm
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