Woodblock Prints Title:
Snail Race, from the series One Hundred Comic Poems (Fûryû odoke hyakku)Publication:
11.1 x 17 cm (4 3/8 x 6 11/16 in.)Publisher:
Iseya Rihei (Kinjudô)Signature:
Hokusai ga Original: 1st state.
Black, white and sometimes salmon colored with kyoka, as seen below:
Ref # 100C4a 2nd state.
A new key block was carved for this edition, and lacks kyoka:
Ref # 100C4b 3rd state.
Similar to the 1st state, but with purple, green and blue/gray and sometimes yellow colors added:Estimated Value:
Ref # 100C4c