Hokusai: Hatakeyama Shigetaka carrying his horse

Hokusai: Hatakeyama Shigetaka carrying his horse

Katsushika Hokusai

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Artist: Katsushika Hokusai
Title: Hatakeyama Shigetaka carrying his horse
Series: Possibly the Horse “Umazukushi” series
Date: 1822

Surimono of Hatakeyama Shigetada coming down from Hiyodori Pass carrying his horse on his shoulders. Possibly included as one of the designs for the Horse (Umazukushi) Series from 1822. Asano goes over the possible circumstances of the publication of this work in his essay "Surimono Art and Literary Circles: The Genroku kasen kae awase and Umazukushi Series" in the English version of the Gian Carlo Calza book "Hokusai", published in 2003 by Phaidon Press. The kyoka poetry was composed by the Yomo club poets Tetsuoya Tatenari and Yomo Magao. The Yomo club was responsible for the Horse series. The signature "Fusenkyo Iitsu" signature is also the same as for the Horse series.

Dimensions: ôban
Literature: See page 61 of the Gian Carlo Calza book "Hokusai", published in 2003 by Phaidon Press. See also Tobu Museum of Art “Katsushika Hokusai”, Tokyo, 1993, number 109.
Signature: Fusenkyo Iitsu hitsu

SKU: HOK065


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