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Fire in the Snow - repro

Fire in the Snow - repro
by Hokusai Katsushika (1760-1849)

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Artist: Hokusai Katsushika (1760-1849) 葛飾北斎
Title: Fire in the Snow - repro
Series: 100 Poems by 100 Poets Explained by the Nurse
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Eijudo
Publisher (this edition)?Eijudo
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 33203
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

100 Poems Explained by the Wetnurse: Fire in the Snow

Artist: Hokusai
Format: Oban yoko-e: 10.25" x 15.25"

Subject: A snow scene. Hunters and foresters are warming their hands at a log-fire outside a mountain-hut. The flames throw the foreground figures and the snow-bound hut into bright relief against a dark sky. With a poem in the square cartouche: 'Friends are gone from me, the grass and leaves are withered, Ah! How remembrance makes winter-time more lonely here in this mountain hamlet'. The poet is Minamoto no Muneyuki.

Publisher: Eijudo (Orig.)

Date: Probably early 20th century

Condition: Fine colors. Full size with margins. Vertical album foldmark. Paper toned and brittle. Two repaired cracks to the left of the centrefold. Japanese album backing paper. Creases and flaws. Fair/poor state of preservation.

Impression: Fine impression of a facsmile edition.

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