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 schetsen, vol 6) - Japan - ca 1850 (Edo period)

Description
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 schetsen, vol 6) - Japan - ca 1850 (Edo period)
Good condition, see description

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.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print book
Technique
Woodblock printing
Material
Ink, Paper
Period
ca 1850 (Edo period)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
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)
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
22.5×15.7×0.7 cm
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