4966 - 5091 FINE ARTS - JAPANESE PRINTS, DRAWINGS and ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, ORIENTAL ARTS
- Closed wormholes in upper part of both sheets.
Idem. (Two actors). Col. woodcut ôban, signed Kunisada hitsu, publisher unread.
- AND 2 others by the same: a diptych showing three actors in a scene (both sheets doubled) and a part of prob. a triptych showing a lady in a palanquin in a procession.
- Poor copy, glue stains along edges, wormholes in left margin. Sold w.a.f.
= From the series Kaiun shusse kohon Shichi-fukujin (Fortunate Debut of the Seven Gods of Good Luck). A so-called Gather Together Picture (yaso-e).
AND 7 others, i.a. two panels of a triptych by KUNICHIKA (upper right corner reattached) and a later restrike after HIROSHIGE.
- Doubled w. Japanese, strengthening some thin spots.
- Left part sl. faded.; sm. red stain in right part.
= From Kyosai Gaden (Kyosais Treatise on Painting).
AND 2 others from the same work: (Entertaining in the teahouse) and (Painting for the officials).
- Both laid down on modern thin Japanese; first print lower margin trimmed to the image and upper corner torn (not affecting image) and w. brown soiling in lower part; second print w. sm. closed holes in the corners and closed chips/ very sm. marginal tears.
= Both Meiji-period prints from recut blocks. Second print from a series of scenes depicting the Yoshiwara.
- Sl. yellowed; some sm. (worm)holes; some rubbing.
= I.a. from Tokaidô meisho zue (Famous views of the Tokaidô).
= Rare work on etiquette.
Doka hyakunin isshu fumoto no shiori. Ehon, Fuminoya, n.publ., Tenpo 4 (1833), 26 lvs., num. woodcut ills., orig. cordbound wr. w. (partly worn off) hashira-title, sm. 8vo. Ogura hyakunin isshu. Ehon, n.pl., n.publ., n.d. (late Meiji), 51 lvs., num. woodcut ills., orig. cordbound wr. w. hashira-title, sm. 8vo.
= Both vols. versions of 100 Poems by 100 Poets.
- Sli. foxed/ soiled. = Possible artist supplied on verso: "I.G. PAIG".
- Later impression; some green stains; sl. soiled in blank margins.
- Soiled in lower part of the drawing; sl. browned; cloth near ends scroll split(ting).
- Fine, attractive drawing.
- Upper part border partly eaten by silverfish.
= After Hiroshige's Hida, Kagowatashi (Basket Ferry), from the series Rokujuyoshu meisho zue (Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces).
- Lid broken.