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JAPANESE COLOUR-PRINTS

  • Isai gwashiki, sketches, 2 vols., black and white. 1864.
  • Kwachosansui zushiki, 5 vols., small oblong, black and white. 1865-68.
  • Mangwa hayabiki, four series. 1867.

Shotei Hokuju published a drawing-book, Hokuju gwafu, also landscapes in European style, which are much sought after; they are remarkable for their indigo-blue with pine-green and manganese violet and for their masses of light cloud, and mostly represent views of rivers. Duret (No. 384) mentions a book of 1813. Fenollosa assigns a print of his to about 1835.[1]

Hokuun, at first an architect, brought out a Mangwa, 8vo, in black and white, which is closely akin to Hokusai.[2] The Hayashi Catalogue (No. 1775) mentions a book by him, Nagoya, of about 1818.

Shofu Kiosai, the youngest of Hokusai's pupils, born in 1831, imitated his master with faithfulness and spirit. By him are:—

  • Kiosai gwafu, sketches, about 1860.
  • Yehon takakagami, 5 vols., about 1870.
  • Mangwa, 1881 (from which Brinckmann reproduces an illustration p. 214).

Other pupils of Hokusai are as follows: Rinsai Soji (Hayashi Catalogue, No. 1214). Isai Hokutai (ibid., No. 1235), a book of 1803 by him: Yedo. Hotei Gosa Hokuga (ibid., No. 1238), a book of 1820 by him: Yedo. Katsushika Hokuga, surimonos. Taigaku (ibid., No. 1244). Hokute Joren, about 1840 (ibid., No. 1245). Yanagawa Shigeyama, a book of 1823 by him (Duret, No. 390). Hokusu, a book of 1808 by him: Yedo (Hayashi Catalogue, No. 1773).

  1. Anderson Cat., p. 367; Goncourt, Hokousaï, p. 343; Fenollosa Cat., No. 390.
  2. Anderson Cat., p. 367; Goncourt, Hokousaï, p. 343; Burty Cat., No. 688.