Original woodblock print book - Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - "Denshin kaishu Hokusai manga, rokuhen" 伝神開手 北斎漫画六編 (Hokusai's sketches, vol 6) - Japan - ca 1850 (Edo period)
Part 6 of a series of 15 sketch books (manga) by Katsushika Hokusai.
'Denshin kaishu - Hokusai manga, rokuhen' 伝神開手 北斎漫画六編 (Hokusai's sketches, vol. 6)
Illustrator: Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849).
Publisher: Katano Tōshirō 永楽屋東四郎, Nagoya.
Later Edo period reprint by Bunka 14 (1817)
29 folded pages, 28 of which feature tinted woodblock prints in 3 colours (black, grey and vermilion).
There are 38 woodblock prints, including 18 diptychs.
With mostly horses and people engaged in various martial arts, including kendo.
Size: 15.7 x 22.5 cm (hanshibon).
The cover has minor signs of wear. Back of the cover minor damage to the edges. The thread of the manga has partly come loose.
Other than that, the book and the woodblock prints are in good condition.
The book will be packaged with care and shipped insured with a track & trace code.
- Original woodblock print book
- Woodblock printing
- Ink, Paper
- ca 1850 (Edo period)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
- Theme/ depiction
- martial arts, martial arts, horses
- Title of artwork
- "Denshin kaishu Hokusai manga, rokuhen" 伝神開手 北斎漫画六編 (Hokusai's schetsen, vol 6)
- Good condition, see description
- 22.5×15.7×0.7 cm