Basket with Fan, Chrysanthemums, and Mushrooms

early 1800s

attributed to Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾 北斎

(Japanese, 1760–1849)
Sheet: 19.1 x 52.8 cm (7 1/2 x 20 13/16 in.)
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A surimono is a privately commissioned print used to announce or commemorate a special event. Because the chrysanthemum is the premier symbol of autumn, this print may have been made to celebrate the changing of the seasons.
Basket with Fan, Chrysanthemums, and Mushrooms

Basket with Fan, Chrysanthemums, and Mushrooms

early 1800s

Katsushika Hokusai

(Japanese, 1760–1849)
Japan, Edo Period (1615-1868)

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