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An image of Youth setting out from home by Katsushika HOKUSAI

Katsushika HOKUSAI

(Japan 1760 – 1849)

Title
Youth setting out from home
Alternative title:
Shiika shashinkyô: Shônenkô
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Tenpo era 1830 - 1844Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
circa 1833
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

49.7 x 22.5 cm image 49.7 x 23.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., in Japanese, ink, incised on block "Zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu [picture by Iitsu, formerly Hokusai]". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the Ifould Family 1999
Accession number
203.1999
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 7. cat.no. 3.6

Christie's, Australia Pty. Ltd. (Organiser), Japanese and Korean Works of Art, 15 Sep 1999, 162 (colour illus.). cat. no.304

Gabriele Fahr-Becker (Editor), Japanese Prints, 1994, 153 (colour illus.).

Matthi Forrer, Hokusai: Prints and Drawings, Munich, 1991, not paginated (colour illus.). cat. no.71

Lawrence Smith (Editor), Ukiyoe: Images of Unknown Japan, 1988, 142 (colour illus.). plate no.176

Exhibition history (1)

Heroes and Villains, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 May 2001–19 Aug 2001