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Title

Youth setting out from home

circa 1833


Artist

Hokusai Katsushika

Japan

1760 - 1849


Details


Alternative title

Shiika shashinkyô: Shônenkô


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

203.1999


Artist information

Hokusai Katsushika

Works in the collection

5


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


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