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HOKUSAI

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  • The sun-goddess in her cave.
  • View of the two banks of the Sumida, seen from a bridge; very broad sheet, about 1800.
  • The Landscape with the 100 Bridges; very large.
  • Fujiyama across the water. 1802, unsigned.
  • The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido as a Sugoroku-game; large.
  • Surveyor at work, 1848; large oblong.
  • Representations of animals: eagle on perch beside a cherry-branch in blossom; two storks on a pine-branch under snow; two carp swimming up a waterfall; horses grazing; tortoises at the bottom of the sea.

Series:—

  • The six Tamagawa; somewhat brutal.
  • The same, with medallions.
  • 3 sheets, evening landscapes with women promenading; small.
  • Shika Shashinkio, poems, 10 large sheets, with excellent landscapes and figures.
  • The Liukiu Islands, 8 sheets.
  • 27 (?) sheets, the Hundred Poems; oblong, signed Hokusai Manji.

Surimonos:—

  • A young merchant, 1793; on the back the programme of a summer concert.
  • The Twelve Months typified by female figures.
  • The Childhood of Characters in History.
  • Large size: lobster and pine-branch, 1802; another without the branch; tea-house by the river, 1804; plum-branch in blossom, 1806; sempstresses, 1809; series of five sheets of shells, signed Gechi Rojin Jitsu.

Book-illustrations:—

  • Yellow books (kibiyoshi), size 17 by 12½ cm., from 1780 to 1811 (see Goncourt, page 347 ff.). Among them the story of the Tongue-cut Sparrow, 1792, and the Paths of Riches and Poverty, 1793.