Katushika HOKUSAI

Japan 1760 – 1849

Clearing after storm over Awatsu [Awatsu no seiran] c.1800-02
Collection Title: Eight views of Omi (Lake Biwa), [Shinpan Omi hakkei]
Place made: Japan
Materials & Technique: prints, relief woodblock, printed in colour, from numerous blocks Support: Japanese paper
Impression: [New Ed.]
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 block u.r. to top c. 'Shimpan [New edition] Omi hakkei [8 views of Omi]/ Awatsu no seiran [Clear storm at Awatsu].'
Dimensions: comp 21.6 h x 17.2 w cm sheet 23.2 h x 17.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Sir Randel Heymanson 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.2202