Asking a Frog If It Will Rain or Not
Woodblock Prints Title:
Asking a Frog If It Will Rain or Not, from the series One Hundred Comic Poems (Fūryū odoke hyakku)Publication:
11.1 x 17 cm (4 3/8 x 6 11/16 in.)Publisher:
Iseya Rihei (Kinjudō)Signature:
Hokusai ga Original: 1st state.
Black, white and sometimes salmon colored with kyoka, as seen below:Estimated Value:
Ref # 100C63a 2nd state.
Similar to the 1st state, but lacks kyoka:Estimated Value:
Ref # 100C63b 3rd state.
Similar to the 2nd state, but with purple, green and blue/gray and sometimes yellow colors added:Estimated Value:
Ref # 100C63c