Katushika HOKUSAI

Japan 1760 – 1849

Night rain at Karasaki [Karasaki no yoru no ame] c.1800-02
Collection Title: Eight veiws of Omi, Lake Biwa
Place made: Japan
Materials & Technique: prints, relief woodblock, printed in colour, from numerous blocks Support: Japanese paper
Place Published: [Edo?]

Primary Insc: Signed on the block & printed in black l.r. 'Hokusai ga' [drawn by Hokusai]. Cut on the block & printed in black u.r. to top c. 'Shimpan [New edition] Omi hakkei [8 views of omi (Lake Biwa)]/Karasaki no yoru no ame [Night rain at Karasaki]'.
Dimensions: comp 21.8 h x 17.2 w cm sheet 23.0 h x 17.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Sir Randel Heymanson 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.2201