Lot 789
  • 789

Katsushika Hokusai, (1760-1849), 1830-2

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  • Katsushika Hokusai
  • `Sanka Hakuu' (Sudden Shower below the mountain) from the series `Fugaku Sanjurokkei' (Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji)

  • oban, 25.7 by 37.5cm., 10 1/8 by 14 3/4 in.
depicting the cone of Fuji, freaked with snow at the peak, rising clear into the blue sky above the storm, and the lightning forking across the darkness of the lower slopes, no censorship seal or publisher's mark, signed Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu


Illustrated: Hokusai ten 2005, p.192, pl.nos.288 & 289; UTSS vol.13, pl.3