5137 - 5257 FINE ARTS - JAPANESE PRINTS, DRAWINGS AND ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, ORIENTAL ARTS
- Heavily fingersoiled. Wr. worn. = Unidentified story of a battle.
- A few lvs. w. wormholes. Without the first part of vol. 2.
AND with a duplicate of the first volume in 2 parts, also published in 1897.
= I.a. showing a pink deity surrounded by cows, a well dressed man addressing a chicken, a kneeling Sikh with a book in his hands and several showing couples in leisurely activities.
- Fine set.
= Contains translations from a number of different Western ophthalmological works.
- Sl. rubbed along edges.
- Some (expertly closed) wormholes in margins; top right corner doubled and sl. darkened.
AND 3 others, all w. defects, by KUNISADA (2x, incl. 2 sl. dam. joined ôban, from a triptych) and a sl. dam. and creased ôban by SADAMARO.
- Some (closed and open) wormholes in image of all three scrolls (partly unobtrusive); all three scrolls w. horizontal creases.
= From the series Seihô Ippinshû (Seiho's Masterpieces).
- Formerly mounted w. paper remnants on verso; fingersoiled.
Idem (after). (Monkey dressed and carrying Gohei). Col. woodcut surimono, 19x16,5 cm., signed Shinsai.
- Browned and doubled. = Meiji Copy.
AND 2 other surimono prints, both browned, i.a. after HOKUSAI.
- Tipped onto mount; Japanese collector's (?) mark on verso; foxed and dustsoiled.
AND a similar col. woodcut hosoban by KATSUKAWA SHUNSÔ (also with Japanese owner's(?) stamp on verso).
= Both prints with identification in 19th century style Western handwriting.
= From the series: Yakumo no Chigiri.
- Both prints soiled and rubbed in lower margin.
- Both woodcuts doubled w. japanese, closing some tears on fold.
- Left corner of image heavily rubbed and paper thinned.
- Lower corners fingersoiled.
Idem. (Couple having sex). Col. woodcut on two joined leaves, 18,7x27,3 cm.
- Trifle fingersoiled in lower left corner.
- Vertical album middle fold, strengthened on verso at both ends; sl. fingersoiled; very vague (water?)stain in centre.
= From the series of 12 prints Imayo Irokumi No Ito (Modern fashions of seduction).
- Both prints left corner of image heavily rubbed and paper thinned.
= From Ehon kiku no tsuyu (Dew on the Chrysanthemum), 1786.