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#1 shibeni

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Posted 02 July 2017 - 06:33 AM

Hello,
I mybe have woodblock print made by famous Hokusai Katshushika. I kindly ask for help with translation of printed kanji in the frame.
Theme are rats working as humans.. Dimension of print is 17,5×24,5cm /joined togethet 2 prints.
Thank you for help with kanji or some more info about this type of print.
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Bojan S.

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#2 John A Stuart

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Posted 02 July 2017 - 09:47 AM

That is the name of the print isn't it? An Old Village Story of Home or some such. John



#3 shibeni

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Posted 02 July 2017 - 10:50 AM

So this Kanjis are title of the picture?
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#4 Guido Schiller

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Posted 02 July 2017 - 11:09 AM

The title is 家久連里 kakuresato (written from right to left in the print).  And from here on, Google is your friend ;-).


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#5 shibeni

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Posted 02 July 2017 - 02:00 PM

Thank you very much Guido, Hokusai printed signature was probably cut off, do the framing in the past... I find this particular print on Google in original print book (signature probably on right side)..
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Bojan S.

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