Sparrow and Hibiscus

by Hokusai (1760 - 1849)

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Sparrow and Hibiscus by Hokusai (1760 - 1849)

Hokusai (1760 - 1849) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Sparrow and Hibiscus

Publisher - Adachi from a rare series of Edo masterwork designs. Adachi publisher seal in margin or on reverse.

Adachi was one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Their woodblocks were printed to the highest standards with excellent color and fine detail. Founded in 1925, Adachi also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images.

Comments - Handsome design of a sparrow in flight, winging past a hibiscus covered with pink blossoms. The petals are beautifully detailed with delicate veining, the fine line work contrasting with the bold calligraphic rendering of the leaves. A striking image set off by the soft blue background.

Artist - Hokusai (1760 - 1849)

Image Size - 10" x 15 1/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Please see photos for details. Excellent condition.

Sparrow and Hibiscus by Hokusai (1760 - 1849)
Sparrow and Hibiscus by Hokusai (1760 - 1849)