Basket Fishing at the Kinu River

by Hokusai (1760 - 1849)

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Basket Fishing at the Kinu River by Hokusai (1760 - 1849)

Hokusai (1760 - 1849) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Basket Fishing at the Kinu River

Series; A Thousand Views of the Sea and Waterside

A Thousand Views of the Sea and Waterside - Hokusai's striking series "A Thousand Views of the Sea and Waterside" is considered one of the great landscape series from the later part of his career. Focusing on fishing and the movement of water, Hokusai's images beautifully capture mesmerizing scenes on the ocean, at the beaches, and along the rivers of Edo era Japan. Today collectors prize these beautiful old reprints from the "Sea and Waterside" as they are rarely seen in the market compared to Hokusai's more famous "Thirty-six Views of Fuji" series. If these wonderful views appeal to you, bid now!

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.

Basket Fishing at the Kinu River - Intriguing view of men fishing with baskets in the Kinu River. Standing in the knee-deep rushing water, they dip the baskets under the surface, then transfer the catch to large wicker baskets on the steep shore. A handsome design, nicely detailed.

Artist - Hokusai (1760 - 1849)

Image Size - 7 1/8" x 10" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.

Basket Fishing at the Kinu River by Hokusai (1760 - 1849)
Basket Fishing at the Kinu River by Hokusai (1760 - 1849)