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Under the well of the Great Wave off Kanagawa By Hokusai was sold for $1.1m www.christies.com

posted by  banzaitokyo | 5 months ago in Art & Culture

KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760-1849)
Kanagawa oki nami ura (Under the well of the Great Wave off Kanagawa)
Woodblock print, from the series Fugaku sanjurokkei (Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji), signed Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu, published by Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudo), late 1831

Price realised
USD 1,110,000
Estimate
USD 150,000 - USD 250,000