print (art)

Coloured woodblock print depicting a Bunraku puppeteer holding a puppet above a go board. Two inscriptions.

The signature reads "Hokusai aratame Katsushika Iitsu hitsu" (From the brush of Hokusai, changing his name to Katsushika Iitsu). In the cartouche above is a ky�ka poem by Sanninb� Mitsumaru. Thus the print is purportedly by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), though most prints with his signature are 19th century copies. Rosina Buckland.

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