Snail Race

Snail Race
Item# snail-race

Woodblock Prints Title: Snail Race, from the series One Hundred Comic Poems (Fry odoke hyakku)

Publication: 1811

Size: 11.1 x 17 cm (4 3/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Publisher: Iseya Rihei (Kinjud)

Signature: Hokusai ga

Original: 1st state. Black, white and sometimes salmon colored with kyoka, as seen below: Estimated Value: Ref # 100C4a

2nd state. A new key block was carved for this edition, and lacks kyoka: Estimated Value: 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

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