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Designs for metalworkers. Woodcuts by Issai, 1863-1864.

Issai (Artist pupil of Hokusai), fl. 185-
Date
[1863-1864]
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About this work

Description

Volume 4 of a set of five. Landscapes, trees, houses, animals, etc. In the copy catalogued, many have been cut out, presumably for use as intended, in combs, pipes, tsuba etc.

Publication/Creation

[Japan], [1863-1864]

Physical description

Prints : woodcuts

Lettering

Kwachō sansui saigwa zushiki. Katsushika Issai-ga

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 729549i

Lettering note

Copy catalogued bears inscription in English on inside of back cover: "The Kwachō sansui saigwa zushiki of Hokusai Katsushika Issai 1863-1864. Designs for metal workers, vol. 4 of a set of 5. See vol. 3 in the S.K. art library 04D2". Some of the prints are inscribed in the same hand

Languages

  • Japanese


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