Fri, 4th Jun 2021 13:00

Fine Japanese Art

 
  Lot 277
 

277

KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760 – 1849), THE WATERFALL AT ONO

Sold for €6,952

including Buyer's Premium


Lot details

Japan, c. 1830s

Woodblock print, ink and color on paper. Vertical Oban. Signed zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu, with censor's seal kiwame and publisher's seal Eijudo (Nishimuraya Yohachi). Entitled Kisokaido Ono no bakufu (The Waterfall at Ono on the Kisokaido Road). From the series Shokoku taki meguri (A Tour of Waterfalls in Various Provinces). Framed, behind glass.

SIZE of the sheet 25.2 x 36 cm, frame 41 x 52 cm

Condition: Trimmed, colors faded, minor tear to upper left corner. Mounted at the upper margin to a passepartout. Comes with a carton backplate showing old collector’s inscriptions and behind glass in a used frame.
Provenance: German private collection.

Katsushika Hokusai (1760 – 1849)
Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker. Born in Edo (now Tokyo), Hokusai is best-known as the creator of the woodblock print series ‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’ which includes the iconic and internationally recognized print ‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’, created during the 1820s. Hokusai created the ‘Thirty-Six Views’ both as a response to a domestic travel boom and as part of a personal obsession with Mount Fuji. It was this series, specifically ‘The Great Wave’ print and ‘Fuji in Clear Weather’, that secured Hokusai’s fame both within Japan and overseas. While Hokusai’s work prior to this series is certainly important, it was not until this series that he gained broad recognition and left a lasting impact on the art world.

Auction comparison:
Compare with another Kisokaido Ono print sold at Christie’s New York, From Artist to Woodblock: Japanese Prints Online, 12 July 2018, Lot 102 (sold for 16,250 GBP).

 

Japan, c. 1830s

Woodblock print, ink and color on paper. Vertical Oban. Signed zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu, with censor's seal kiwame and publisher's seal Eijudo (Nishimuraya Yohachi). Entitled Kisokaido Ono no bakufu (The Waterfall at Ono on the Kisokaido Road). From the series Shokoku taki meguri (A Tour of Waterfalls in Various Provinces). Framed, behind glass.

SIZE of the sheet 25.2 x 36 cm, frame 41 x 52 cm

Condition: Trimmed, colors faded, minor tear to upper left corner. Mounted at the upper margin to a passepartout. Comes with a carton backplate showing old collector’s inscriptions and behind glass in a used frame.
Provenance: German private collection.

Katsushika Hokusai (1760 – 1849)
Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker. Born in Edo (now Tokyo), Hokusai is best-known as the creator of the woodblock print series ‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’ which includes the iconic and internationally recognized print ‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’, created during the 1820s. Hokusai created the ‘Thirty-Six Views’ both as a response to a domestic travel boom and as part of a personal obsession with Mount Fuji. It was this series, specifically ‘The Great Wave’ print and ‘Fuji in Clear Weather’, that secured Hokusai’s fame both within Japan and overseas. While Hokusai’s work prior to this series is certainly important, it was not until this series that he gained broad recognition and left a lasting impact on the art world.

Auction comparison:
Compare with another Kisokaido Ono print sold at Christie’s New York, From Artist to Woodblock: Japanese Prints Online, 12 July 2018, Lot 102 (sold for 16,250 GBP).

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