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shungaisart - rare - 1850 - Hokusai - woodblock print picture book - dragon

RARE - 1850 - Hokusai Picture Book - Samurai vs Monsters

SKU: kap949

Artist:  Katsushika HOKUSAI (1760-1849)

Date:  Original woodblock print picture book (e-hon) from the Edo Period, Kaei era, 3rd year (1850), by Hokusai titled, Ehon wakan no homare.


Description: 100% genuine & authentic Japanese woodblock print picture book (e-hon) by Hokusai from 1850 absolutely loaded with fantastic samurai battle artwork!  Very good impressions.  Condition is good with some minor wear and soiling, bit of browning from old water stains.  Please see and judge from photos.


Size of the woodblock print picture book closed:  22.5 cm x 15.5 cm .  Approximately 58 woodblock print picture pages!!!  Every page has samurai warrior artwork!  Some of the monsters enclosed are as follows:  oni (demons), the nine-tailed fox, a giant turtle being slaughtered, a dragon, tengu, etc.


Original Hokusai artwork from the Edo Period is becoming increasingly rare, especially given his recent surge in popularity worldwide.  If you're a fan of his iconic style, you won't want to miss this unique opportunity to acquire an authentic 1850 woodblock print picture book filled with stunning depictions of samurai battles and epic encounters between warriors and monsters.  With 58 pages of masterful artistry, this is a truly exceptional find that is sure to thrill collectors and enthusiasts alike.  Don't wait too long to make it yours!



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