Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849)
Ôban, yoko-e. Series: Shokoku meikyô kiran. Title: Hietsu no sakai tsuribashi. Suspension bridge on the border of Hida and Etchû provinces. Signed: Zen Hokusai iitsu hitsu. Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi. Censor: kiwame. Circa 1834. Good impression, colours faded, lower left area rubbed and soiled, right and lower margins slightly trimmed.
Private collection, Germany, acquired in the 50s at Kunstsalon Straetz, Freiburg, and thence by descent