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Sōshi the Philosopher
  • David Bull, artist
    born 1951
    active: Japan
    Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Sōshi the Philosopher, 2000
  • Surimono Album #2
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Paper Type: Echizen hoshi
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 133 x 205 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 144 x 216 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 1/4 x 8 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 5/8 x 8 1/2 in
  • Presented by D. Bull
  • Not on display
  • 2000.0065.04
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Seated male figure, leaning on armrest and gazing up at two butterflies in upper right corner. Open fan in lower left corner.