Lot 786
  • 786

Katsushika Hokusai, (1760-1849), C.1839

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  • Katsushika Hokusai
  • Ono no Takamura from the series `Hyakunin Isshu no Ubaga etoki' (One hundred Poems as explained by the nurse)
  • oban, 25 by 37.4cm., 9 13/16 by 14 3/4 in.
depicting a group of women fishing for awabi (abalone) in the sea of Ise Bay, a fishing boat with three men waiting to gather in the catch in the foreground, a poem by Ono no Takamura in the square cartouche, censor's seal kiwame, publisher's mark of Iseya Sanjiro, signed Hokusai with Manji seal in red