Hokusai Katsushika (1760-1849)
‘Hokusai Katsushika (1760-1849)
Original woodblock print, Japan, ca. 1835-1838
Title: A Poem by Fujiwara no Toshiyuki Ason
from the series of One Hundred Poems Narrated by the Nurse
Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi
The waves are gathered On the shore of Sumi Bay,
Though in the gathered night,
Only in dreams I go to you,
Do I hide from people’s eyes?
Provenance: English private collection
24.5 cm x 34.5 cm
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