Hokusai Manga
Net-tender
Volume XII, 1878 (later) edition.  single page with full margins, image approx. 5" x 7".
A man calmly smokes while tending nets, oblivious of the large, sharp-beaked turtle eyeing him as it advances.  A print of soft grays with good detail in, for example, the pattern of the turtle's shell and the sasa bamboo-grass protruding through the snow.
$70. postpaid and insured.
 
 


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