Japanese Prints, Illustrated Books and Paintings


Japanese Prints, Illustrated Books and Paintings

LELLA & GIANNI MORRA Fine Japanese Prints and Works of Art

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1. warriors leaping from one boat to another and warriors fighting in the water. Ink and colour on paper.3 Unsigned (18th century) Samurai warriors.2. . each fan. Unsigned. Three fine miniature fan paintings decorated with scenes of battle probably between the Taira and the Minamoto: the arrival of the enemy’s ships. 18th century. 9x25 cm.

. Format: oban. 1775-77.2 cm.28a.7x25. Isoda Koryusai 1735-1790 Looking at the mirror.16. 1775-77. vol. 37. 26x38 cm. 1720.4. Format: oban. no. no. The best design from the important shunga set Shikido torikumi juniban (Twelve Holds of Love).3. no. Uhlenbeck & Winkel. Another impression in the Matsui Collection is illustrated in Koishikawa. Unsigned as all plates from this album. 5. plate 3. Klompmakers. 6. From the same series as last. From the album Furyu Yamato-e-zukushi: Nishikawa Fude no Yama. Other impressions are illustrated in Lane 1996. Klompmakers.7x38 cm. ca. Other impressions are illustrated in Lane 1996. 25. ca. Isoda Koryusai 1735-1790 Two lovers behind a low screen. no. Format: oban. Nishikawa Sukenobu (1671-1750) A courtesan and her client.3. E3. vol. E4. plate 4. ca.

.7x37. plate 6. from this rare and unique shunga series. vol.5x66 cm. the final shunga series by Utamaro published in 1802. Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) A courtesan covering her young lover with her under-robe. From the series Sode no maki (The sleeve scroll). Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815) Two lovers. Another impression is illustrated in Lane 1996. 12. From the album Komachi-biki (Embracing Komachi). Format: horizontal hashira-e. 24. 8. vol.7. was pasted together to create a long hand-scroll to be carried inside the kimono sleeve. Each print.2. published in 1785. 25. Another impression is illustrated in Lane 1998.7 cm. plate 5. Format: oban yoko-e.

106. ca. Signed: Hokusai ga. ca.1780’s-1808) The courtesan Ichikawa of Matsubaya is writing a letter while her kamuro is grinding the ink-stick. Juka Sekijo was a follower of Toriyama Sekien influenced in his few prints by Utamaro.177. 1800. Privately published.2x11 cm. Juka Sekijo (fl. ca. .2x9. Another impression from the Morse Collection is illustrated in Ota 1988. p.167 and Nagata 1993. From a surimono series of portraits of kyoka poets. 1805. 13. p. Format: hashira-e 59. Signed: Sekijo hitsu.9. Format: koban. no. Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) A kyoka poet. 10.

p. 217. Published by Eijudo.11. Format: koban.41. 12. . Fuji).212. From the series Fugaku Sanjurokkei ( Thirty-six views of Mt. ca. 24. Another impression is illustrated in Keyes 1990. Format: oban. no. From an untitled series of surimono of Tokaido’s stations.7x18. 12.8x37 cm. Another impression is illustrated in Keyes 1990. Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) Travellers approaching Akayama Daimyojin shirine at Fujikawa. Signed: Gakyojin Hokusai ga. Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) Mount Fuji from the Sazai hall at the Five hundred Rakan temple. 1835. Signed: Zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu. Published in 1804.4 cm. p.

A fine painted fan with red upper margins called tsuma-beni (red nail). Unsigned. 18th century.13. This kind of fan was used in the No theatre for roles of young women. Unsigned (18th century) Peonies and rocks. or brave warriors. 18x54 cm. . Ink. children. colours and gold pigment on paper.

The immortal Wo Quan’s present of pine branches to the Emperor. no. 21x18. a silver sake kettle. a set of sake cups and a composition with a bonsai pine and lobster for the New Year.5x19 cm. ca.14.early 1820’s) A tiered lacquer box. ca.1 cm.73. 1820’s. Format: shikishiban 21. Format: shikishiban. From the series of surimono Fukurukuju (Happiness. Another impression in the Chester Beatty Library is illustrated in Keyes 1985. . 15. Yashima Gakutei (1786?-1868) Ju (Longevity). Signed: Zigi Gakutei. Ryuryukyo Shinsai (fl. Surimono privately published. 1824. Privately published. Signed: Shinsai. late 1780’s . Prosperity and Longevity).

2x18. Keyes 1985. 1825. 1825.8 cm. This surimono is associated with the Dog zodiacal sign. no. a poetry circle affiliated with Katsushika group of poets. Privately published. The twelve surimono from this series were later reprinted. Yashima Gakutei (1786?-1868) A waitress at a chaya advertising mochihan at Meguro. Yashima Gakutei (1786?-1868) A couple on the bridge at Kamejima. 21.3. Format: shikishiban. in a book entitled Ehon Murasaki-gusa published about 1827. This print is associated with the Hare zodiacal sign. From the series of surimono Ichiyo-ren Edo Meisho Mitate Junishi (Famous places in Edo compared to the twelve animals of the zodiac for the Ichiyo group) designed by Gakutei for the Ichiyo-ren. shorn of the verses and borders. ca.8 cm. 86. no. ca. Other impressions are illustrated in Amsterdam IV. 263. Another impression is illustrated in Hillier 1976. . Format: shikishiban. 17. Signed: Gakutei. Privately published. 21.786d. From the same series as last. Signed: Gakutei.2x18. vol. no.16.

The series is composed of at least 17 surimono depicting women in the early ukiyo-e style. Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850) A seated lady holding an illustrated book. Signed: Hokkei. Another impression is illustrated in Amsterdam IV. Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850) A seated woman is holding a piece of cloth between her teeth while she folds it. At least seven designs from the set are known.1820.1 cm. A fine surimono from the mature period of Hokkei. 19. .4x18. ca. Format: shikishiban. Privately published in the early 1830’s. From the series Takara awase (A Series of Treasures). From the series Hanazono bantsuzuki (A series for the Hanazonoren). no. Format: shikishiban.18.5 cm. 21. Signed: Aoigaoka Hokkei. 21x18. Published privately for the poets group Hanazono-ren. 160.

Format: shikishiban. A series of at least five surimono designed for the Hyotan-ren poetry group. Signed: Hokkei. Privately published in 1822 (Horse Year). From the series Meiba bantsuzuki (A series of famous horses).9x19 cm.20.7x18. 21. Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850) A Chinese general and his horse. Surimono privately published. 1820.2 cm. Format: shikishiban. Signed: Hokkei. 21. . Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850) A Chinese horseman. 20. ca.

8-56-9. Hotei Gosei no kenkyu. 1810-40. Format: the scroll 130x39 cm. mannered style. no. Signed: Hotei Gosei and artist’s seals. Spring 1986. . Hokuga was a pupil of Hokusai who after 1810 used the name Hotei Gosei and was a prolific painter of bijin in a highly individual. the painting 66x27 cm. in Azabu Bijitsukan Kenkyu kiyo. pp. Hotei Gosei (Hokuga) (active 1804-44) A fine painting on silk of a bijin pounding cloth with a kinuta. For information on this artist see Tanaka Tatsuya. Two storage boxes of kiri wood and black lacquer. ca. 1. His name is frequently confused with the lesser known Karyosai Hokuga.22.. he also made several surimono and illustrations for kyoka antologies.

9-10. 38. .23. Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) The kabuki actor Sawamura Gennosuke II as Kan Shojo. Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) The kabuki actor Segawa Kikunojo V as Umeomaro.5 cm. From the same series as last published by Sanoya Kihei. no. toshidama seal. Signed: Kochoro Kunisada ga. From an untitled series of actor portraits published by Sanoya Kihei. Signed:Kochoro Kunisada ga. Format oban.5x26. double toshidama seal. 38. late 1820’s. Format oban.5x26. Censor’s seal kiwame. Censor’s seal kiwame.5 cm. 24. 1831. For another impression and a later edition from altered woodblocks see Tinios 1996.

25. Format: oban triptych.5 cm. Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) A modern Prince Genji leaving the palace in the early morning.5x73. 26. dated V/1859. Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) A finely printed triptych of a kabuki scene. Published by Iseya Kanekichi. dated III/1852. 35. From a series of triptychs related the twelve hours of the day. Signed: Toyokuni ga. . Format: oban triptych 37x78. Published by Yamaguchi Tobei. Signed: Toyokuni ga. Block-carver Hori Take.

From the series Nise Murasaki Inaka genji. Published by Tsuruya Kiemon.4x25. 1833. Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) A standing bijin holding a fan.27. the print refers to the Hahakigi chapter. Format: kakemono-e 74. 28. Signed: Kochoro Kunisada ga and double toshidama seal.3 cm. ca. 37x26. Published by Aritaya Seiemon in 1843-45. Format: oban. Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) A lady leaning against a painted tsuitate as Fuji-nokata. . Signed: Kochoro Kunisada ga and double toshidama seal.7 cm.

Format: oban. Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) Two bijin by a garden’s gate. 36x24.29.40.9 cm. 30. Signed: Kochoro Kunisada ga. 31. Format: chuban. From the series Chushingura E-kyodai. Published by Moriya Jihei. 36x24. Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) A traveller and a tea-stall maid. . 25. dated I/1859.9 cm. 1838-42. dated I/1859.2x18. a parody of the 6th act of Chushingura.5 cm. no. Signed: Toyokuni ga. Published by Moriya Jihei. ca. The landscapes of this series are copied from the popular Hiroshige’s Tokaido set published by Hoeido. Format: oban. The Tokaido station of Chiryu with the summer horse fair. Published by Sanoki. From the series Tokaido goyusantsugi no uchi (The 53 stations of Tokaido). Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) A standing bijin with basket. Another example is illustrated in Hiraki 1994. From the same series as last. a parody of the 7th act of Chushingura. Signed: Toyokuni ga.

37. From the series Tosei Sugata (Contemporary Forms). 33. Signed: Keisai Eisen ga. Format: oban. Signed: Oju Toyokuni ga. Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) The Urashima hill on Kanagawa coast.5x25. 1830’s. A bijin fishing from a boat.6 cm. Format: oban. 36. Censor’s seal kiwame. Published by Ensuya Matabei in 1845 ca. .32. Published ca. From the series Tokaido gojusan tsui. Aizuri-e (blue print). Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) A geisha near a shoji screen.9x26 cm.

Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) A seated bijin opening an umbrella and the Musashiya resturant at Mukojima. Kiwame seal. Kiwame seal. ca.34. Format: oban.7x25 cm. 37x25. Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) A seated bijin looking at the hand-mirror. Signed: Keisai Eisen ga. 37. . Format: oban. From the series Gorisho musubu no ennichi.3 cm. 1829. 35. 1830. From the series Bijin ryori tsu (Connoisseur of restaurants and beauties). Signed: Keisai Eisen ga. Published by Sanoya Kihei. ca.

Format: oban.7 cm. One of the best design from the series Chuko meijo kijin den (Stories of remarkable persons of loyalty and high reputation). Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) A waitress with a sake kettle. From the series Senkai Medetai zue (A Series of affectionate feeling for mountains and seas). artist’s seal kiri. Another impression is illustrated in Amsterdam IV. Format: oban. 38x25. In the inset the beach at Nagano. Signed: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga. dated III/1852.5x25.227. 241. no. The inset signed: Torijo. Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) The poetess Kikaku in a boat under a bridge during a shower of rain. 37. kiri seal.5 cm. Signed: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga.36. Published by Sanoya Kihei. no. Another impression is illustrated in Suzuki 1992. 37. Published by Ensuya Matabei in 1845. .

Format: oban. 37.5x25. Signed: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga and kiri seal. Format: oban. S53.c the forty-seven ronin).6 cm. Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) The ronin Ushioda Masanojo Takanori From the series Seichu gishi den (Stories of the true loyalty of the faithful samurai s. Published by Ebiya Rinnosuke in 1847-8 ca. Signed: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga and kiri seal.38. Published by Ebiya Rinnosuke in 1847-8 ca. From the same series as last. .2x26 cm. S53. Reference: Robinson 1982. Reference: Robinson 1982. 39. 37. Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) The ronin Oribe Yasubei Taketsune holding his sword and a night robe of Moronao’s.

40. Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) A party of travellers caught in a downpour of rain. From the series Hyaku-nin isshu (The Hundred Poets), the print is related to the poet Noin-hoshi. Signed: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, toshidama seal. Published by Ebine, ca. 1840-2. Format: oban, 36,5x24,8 cm. Reference: Robinson 1982, S19/69.

41. Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) Two court ladies on a veranda. From the same series as last, the print is related to the poet Sakyo-no-daibu Michimasa. Signed: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, toshidama seal. Published by Ebine, ca. 1840-2. Format: oban, 36,5x24,8 cm. Reference: Robinson 1982, S19/63.

42. Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) The strong woman Okane of Omi. From the series Kenyu fujo kagami (Mirror of brave women). Signed: Chooro Kuniyoshi ga, artist’s seal kiri. Published by Kanaya, ca. 1843. Censor’s seal Tanaka. Format: oban, 37x25,5 cm. Another impression in the Bidwell Collection is illustrated in Dailey 1968, no. 90.

43. Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) Kusunoki Mastsura in court robes over armour beside an armillary sphere on a starry night. From the series Honcho nijushi-ko (Twenty-four Paragons of Filial piety of our country). Signed: Chooro Kuniyoshi ga, toshidama seal. Published by Mura Tetsu, ca. 1842-3. Format: chuban, 24,7x18,3 cm. Reference: Robinson 1982, S23 no.15.

44. Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Fukuroi. From the series Tokaido goyusantsugi no uchi (The Fifty-three Stations of Tokaido Road). Signed: Hiroshige ga. Published by Senkakudo, Hoeido, ca. 1831-34, kiwame seal. Format: oban 25,5x38,5 cm. Another impression is illustrated in UT, vol.14, no.28.

45. Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Midono. From the series Kisokaido rokujukyu tsugi no uchi (The Sixtynine Stations of the Kisokaido Road). Signed: Hiroshige ga, artist’s seal Ichiryusai. Published by Iseya Rihei, ca. 1834-42. Format: oban 24,5x37,2 cm. Another impression is illustrated in UT, vol.15, no.42.

From the series Gojusan-tsugi meisho zue (Famous views of the Fifty-three stations). From the series Rokuju-yoshu meisho zue (Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces). 37. 47. Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Mt.46. 68 no. Format: oban.95. . Another impression is illustrated in Keyes 1990. Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Boats off Imagire near Maisaka. p.1 cm. dated VII/1855.8x25.31. Another impression is illustrated in Keyes 1990. Published by Tsutaya Kichizo. 36. Published by Koshihei in 1853. p. no. Signed: Hiroshige ga. Format: oban.4x24. Signed: Hiroshige ga.3.3 cm. Otoko at Makigata in Kawachi province.

Format: oban 23.5x23.48.VIII-2-5. 1840-43.7 cm. From the series Toto Meisho (Famous views of the Eastern Capital). Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) View of Ochanomitsu in Edo. Signed: Hiroshige ga. kiwame seal. 49. Published by Uoei. Format: oban. Signed: Hiroshige ga. Ichiryusai Hiroshige II (1829-1869) Rain at Tatsuguchi in Bizen Province.1x37 cm. artist’s seal Ichiryusai. From the series Shokoku Meisho hyakkei (One hundred famous views in the Provinces). Dated II/1860. . no. Published by Kikakudo. ca. 34. Another impression is illustrated in Link 1991.

From an unidentified series. ca. 1843-45. . Signed: Shigenobu ga. Utagawa Sadahide (1807-1873) A standing bijin with a decorated lantern. From the series Edo no hana zukushi (Flowers of Edo).3 cm. 1849-50. 23x16. Ichiryusai Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (1828-1869) A standing bijin.5x25. 51.50. ca. Published by Sanoya Kihei. Published by Wakasa-ya Yoichi. Signed: Gyokuo Sadahide ga.8 cm. 37. Format: oban. Format: chuban.

Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) A lady playing the samisen. From the series Kaika ninju kagami (Mirror of the Flowering of Manners and Customs).7x25. . Published by Yorozuya Magobei. toshidama seal. Published by Kobayashi Tetsujiro in Meiji 11 (1878). 37. Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) A maiden holding a cup.8x25. Signed: Kunichika hitsu. 53.1 cm. Block-carver Horiko Takichi. Format: oban. From the series Tosei sanjuniso (Thirty-two Fashionable Physiognomies). Signed: Toyohara Kunichika hitsu.2 cm. Format: oban.52. toshidama seal. Dated I/1871. Block-carver Watanabe Eizo. 36.

54. Format: chuban.ca. . Utagawa Yoshitora (fl. 25. Signed: Yoshitora ga. 1850-1870) An American Lady and a young girl. Dated II/1861. Dated II/1861. Unidentified publisher’s mark.ca. From the same series as last. Format: chuban.2x18 cm.2x18 cm. Unidentified publisher’s mark. 25. From the series Gaikokujin monozukushi (Selected foreigners). Signed: Yoshitora ga. Utagawa Yoshitora (fl. 1850-1870) An American man on horseback. 55.

From the right Mimasu Daigoro IV as the playwriter Namiki Shozo. Signed: Hirosada. Gosotei Hirosada (active ca. . Published in V/1851. 57. Signed: Hirosada. Ichikawa Ebizô V as Daifukuya Soroku. Nakamura Nanshi II as Tomi. 1847-1863) Three kabuki actors.3x51. Format: chuban triptych. Gosotei Hirosada (active ca. Another impression of this triptych.56.6 cm. From the series Kokon Chûkôden (Tales of loyal and filial heroes). Nakamura Utaemon IV as Danshichi Mohei. Format: chuban triptych 25. From the right Arashi Rikan III as Miyagino. Ichikawa Shikô II as musume (young girl) Shinobu in the play Gotaiheiki shiraishi banashi (The story of Shiraishi and the chronicle of great peace) staged at the Kado Theatre. Osaka in the eighth month 1848. is illustrated with a detailed description in Keyes 1984. plate 50. in the collection of the Ikeda Bunko Library. 1847-1863) A scene from the play Yadonashi Danshichi shigure no karakasa (Homeless Danshichi: An Umbrella in the Rain). 25x54 cm.

Signed: Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu. Format: oban.58. From the series Biyu Suikoden (Beauty and valour in the novel Suikoden). series . no. Format: chuban. Signed: Gyokuo Yoshitoshi hitsu. series 223.2 59. Published by Ohashi. dated IV/1866. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) Yufu Tsunade threatened by a giant snake. Reference: Keyes 1983. 36. Block-carver Hori-Masa. no. . Reference: Keyes 1983. no.6x24. 25x18 cm. Published by Kinkyu. From the series Kaidai hyaku senso (One hundred warriors in battle). Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) Kita no Kata standing by a window. Dated IX/1868.6 cm.7.8.166. Another impression is illustrated in Yoshitoshi 2001. no.

Published by Sasaki Toyokichi in Meiji 23 (1890). Signed: Yoshitoshi. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) Fujiwara no Hidesato shooting the centipede at the Dragon King’s palace. Another impression is illustrated in Stevenson 1983. Signed: Yoshitoshi. plate XVIII. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) The fox-woman Kazunoha leaving her son. .60. 35.8x24. artist’s seal Yoshitoshi. Format: oban.2 cm. Format: oban. From the same series as last. artist’s seal Yoshitoshi. From the series Shinkei Sanjurokkaisen (New forms of 36 ghosts). 35.8x24. Published by Sasaki Toyokichi in Meiji 23 (1890). Another impression is illustrated in Stevenson 1983.2 cm. plate XX. 61.

8x24. Another impression is illustrated in Stevenson 1983. From the same series as last. Format: oban. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) Ranmaru and the mysterious sago palm.8x24.2 cm. Signed: Yoshitoshi. 63. From the same series as last. Published by Sasaki Toyokichi in Meiji 24 (1891). Published by Sasaki Toyokichi in Meiji 24 (1891). 35. plate XXV. Signed: Yoshitoshi.62. 35. Another impression is illustrated in Stevenson 1983. . artist’s seal Kai. Format: oban. artist’s seal unread. plate XXVI. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) The evil thoughts of Raigo transforming him into a rat.2 cm.

38x50 cm. From the same series as last. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) Okubo Hikozaemon carried to the Shogun’s caste in a tub. From the series Shinsen Azuma Nishiki-e (New selection of eastern brocade pictures). Published by Tsunashima Kamekichi. Signed: Yoshitoshi. Block-carver Yata. Dated Meiji 19 (1886). Format: oban diptych. 38x50 cm. . Published by Tsunashima Kamekichi. Format: oban diptych.64. 65. artist’s seal Yoshitoshi. Signed: Yoshitoshi. artist’s seal Yoshitoshi. Block-carver Enkatsu. Dated Meiji 19 (1886). Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) The banquet at the Koshida Palace.

Artist’s seal Taiso. .8 cm.7x25. Another impression is illustrated in Yoshitoshi 2001.66. A fine impression of this famous design. Dated Meiji 21 (1888). no. 73. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) Chung Shun and Li K’uei wrestling in the Ching Yang River. Published by Matsui Eikichi.112. Signed: Oju Yoshitoshi ga. Format: Kakemono-e.

no. no. Dated Meiji 19 (1886). The village of the Shi clan on a moonlight night. . Published by Akiyama Buemon. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) Nine-dragon tattoo (Shi Jin). Signed: Yoshitoshi.6x24 cm. 68.6. artist seal Taiso. artist’s seal Yoshitoshi. Published by Akiyama Buemon. Toyohara Sumiaki. From the same series as last. 35. Another impression is illustrated in Stevenson 1992. Block-carver Yamamoto. 35. Signed: Yoshitoshi. Format: oban. Block-carver Yamamoto.6x24 cm. Dated Meiji 18 (1885). From the series Tsuki hyakushi (One hundred aspects of the moon). Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) Kitayama moon. Another impression is illustrated in Stevenson 1992.32. Format: oban.67.

p. Another impression is illustrated Stevenson 1992. Kanaki Toshikage (fl. is based on a photograph of Yoshitoshi made around 1882. often found with complete sets of one hundred aspects of the moon. Signed: Yoshitoshi. Published by Akiyama Buemon in Meiji 19 (1886). Format: oban. Another impression is illustrated in Stevenson 1992. 35. Published by Akiyama Buemon in June Meiji 25 (1892). Signed: Toshikage kinsha.5 cm.69.19. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) The moon of Ogurusu in Yamashiro. From the same series as last. 1890) Memorial portrait of Yoshitoshi. Format: oban. This memorial print. 70.5x24. no.10. Block-carver Enkatsu. . ca. artist’s seal Toshikage.6x24 cm. 36. artist’s seal Taiso.

Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) A bijin of the Manji era (1658-61). dated Meiji 37 (1904). From the series Hana moyo (Flower patterns). . Signed Kiyochika. Published by Takegawa Seikichi in Meiji 29 (1896).8x73. Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912) The bandit Jiraiya on the rope bridge. Published by Matsuki Heikichi. 37.71. 72.6 cm. Format: oban triptych.5 cm. Signed: Yoshu Chikanobu.5x78. Artist’s seal. Format: oban triptych. 36. From the series Take no hitofushi.

74. Dated Meiji 31 (1898). Unsigned as all impressions of this design. Format: oban diptych. From the series: Meisho bijin awase (Comparison of famous places and true beauties). Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912) Ama no hashidate in Tango Province. Published by Matsui Eikichi. 37.73. Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912) The Seven-league beach in Sagami Province. Format: oban diptych. Artist’s seal. Dated Meiji 31 (1898). .5x49 cm.5x49 cm. From the same series as last. 37. Published by Matsuki Heikichi. Signed: Yoshu Chikanobu.

75. Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908) Kuchi-e for the novel Jakko-in by Miyake Seiken published in Bungei kurabu vol.5 cm. Another impression is illustrated in Merritt & Yamada 2000. Format: 31x21. Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908) Kuchi-e for the novel Iyosudare published in Bungei kurabu vol.11 in 1906. 77. 76. no. 139. 7 no. . 78. Another impression is illustrated in Merritt & Yamada 2000. Signed: artist’s seal Toshikata. 137. p. 3 no. 12 no. Signed: artist’s seal Toshikata. Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908) Kuchi-e for the novel Haru no umi published in Bungei kurabu vol.6.6.13 in 1901. p. no.5. Another impression is illustrated in Merritt & Yamada 2000. Signed: artist’s seal Toshikata. Format: 31x21. p.3. 44.5 cm. Format: 22. no. Format: 22. Kuchi-e for a novel published in Bungei kurabu vol.6.4 in 1905.3x30 cm. Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908) Seated bijin with sleeping cat.3 in 1897. artist seal Sho setsu. Signed: Toshikata. 11 no.3.5x28 cm.

4. Signed Koson. plate 98. ca. Block-carver Hori Maeda. Printer Komatsu. artist’s seal Inuzuka.39. Signed: Taisui. . K. 80.1x40 cm. Ohara Koson (1877-1945) A carp swimming towards a fly. 1900. 19x36 cm. Published by Kawaguchi in August 1929.79. Published by Daikokuya. artist’s seal Koson. Format: horizontal o-tanzaku. Inuzuka Taisui (active ca. Format: oban. Another impression is illustrated in Newland & Perrée. 28. A vase of morning glory. 1929) Asagao.

2 cm. K. Format: o-tanzaku.27. . plate 124.3 cm. ca.7. Ohara Koson (1877-1945) Starlings on twig.11. 36.81. 82. Signed: artist’s seal Koson. Signed Koson. K. Another impression is illustrated in Newland & Perrée. 37x19. 1900. artist’s seal Koson. Published by Daikokuya. Another impression is illustrated in Newland & Perrée. Format: o-tanzaku. Published by Daikokuya around 1900.4x19.1. Ohara Koson (1877-1945) Two wild mallards.

Ohara Koson (1877-1945) Spring landscape with flowerings trees and a group of people on a hill. . Privately published. Format: 44. ca. Ohara Koson (1877-1945) A willow tree by a stream. Signed: .4x57 cm. 1850. Artist’s seal. ca. 84.. Privately published. Format: 44..5x58 cm. 1850.Shutai. Signature and artist’s seal unread. Large surimono.. Large surimono.83.

ca.3x48 cm.5 cm. Signature unread. Ink and colour on paper. . Signature unread. Shijo school Two manzai dancers. 13x48. A fine fan painting from the same artist as last. 1870. Shijo school The fox and the scarecrow in the rise field. A fine fan painting by an unidentified artist. 1870. 86. Ink and colour on paper. ca. 13.85.

ca. Dan Ranshû (1872 . 1900. .?) A fisherman and a tortoise. Signed: Ranshu.5 cm. 1900. 16.5 cm. 15. Fan painting. ca. Two artist’s seals unread. 88.7x47. Fan painting. ink on paper.4x49. ink on paper. Shijo school A scarecrow lying on the floor and bamboo leaves. artist’s seal.87. The artist was a pupil of Kawabata Gyokusho.

Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki) (1871-1945) Abukumagawa river under heavy rain. 36. 91. Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki) (1871-1945) Two fishermen. 36. Format: chu-tanzaku. 1923-30.89. Signed: artist’s seal Hiroaki. Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki) (1871-1945) Evening in the village. Aizuri-e (blue print).5x8 cm. ca. 1909-23.8 cm. Format: chu-tanzaku. ca.5x8 cm. Published by Watanabe. Published by Watanabe. 90. . Signed: artist’s seal Hiroaki. Published by Watanabe. 38x16. Format: o-tanzaku. Signed: artist’s seal Hiroaki. ca. 1923-30.

ca.1 cm. a revolving lantern. Published by Watanabe. Signed: artist’s seal Hiroaki. This design is listed in the sale catalogue of Watanabe published in 1936 under no. Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki) (1871-1945) Returning homeward in the evening. Format: chuban tate-e. 508. Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki) (1871-1945) A mawari-doro. no. and bellflowers. 25x18 cm. Signed: artist’s seal Hiroaki. 196. 1930. 92. This design is listed in the sale catalogue of Watanabe published in 1936 under no. 47. 38x17 cm. ca. ca. Format: chuban. . This design is listed in the sale catalogue of Watanabe published in 1936 under no.93. Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki) (1871-1945) Two farmers returning home. Format: o-tanzaku. Signed: artist’s seal Hiroaki. 66. 1924-35. Published by Watanabe.5x18. 25. 94. Another example is illustrated in Clark 1993. 192435. Published by Watanabe.

. 1926. From the second series of Kyoto views. This design is listed and illustrated in the sale catalogue of Watanabe published in 1936 under no.145. Miki Suizan (1887-1957) Three girls strolling at Arashiyama. Format: oban. artist’s seal Shotei and Hiroaki Takahashi in pencil on lower margin. Signed: Suizan.7x40 cm. Signed: Hiroaki ga. Another impression is illustrated in Newland & Shinji. Format: oban.106-107. no. 96. Published by Sato Shotaro in 1925. ca. 26. 27. Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki) (1871-1945) Inatori Bay in Izu. E7 p. Published by Watanabe.95.5x39 cm.

Another impression is illustrated in Newland & Shinji. Published by Takamizawa. Published by Bijutsu-sha in Showa 2 (1927). From the series Fuyo-yondai (Four Images of Women). artist’seal.8x26 cm. Yamakawa Shuho (1898-1944) Aki (Autumn). ca. Format: oban. Format: oban. . no.222. Another impression is illustrated in Newland & Shinji. a bijin in brown kimono. Kobayakawa Kiyoshi (1869-1948) The geisha Ichimaru.152. Signed: Shuho. 1933 ca. 38. First edition with publisher’s seal and light mica background. Signed: Kiyoshi. Kobayakawa seal. 98. 40.5x26 cm. no.97.

100. From the series Gendai bijinshu dai-isshu (First series of modern beauties). in August 1936. Red seal on verso no. Red seal on verso no. Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) Rouge. Format: large oban. 44x28. Signed: Shinsui ga.99.77. Signed: Shinsui ga. Format: large oban. Another impression is illustrated in Newland & Shinji. no.5x28 cm. Published by Watanabe Shozaburo with black seal on recto and red seal on verso in May 1929. Another impression is illustrated in Newland & Shinji. Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) After washing her hair. artist’s seal Shinsui.5 cm. Published by Watanabe Shozaburo. 237 from a limited edition of 250 impressions. 42. artist’s seal Shinsui. 164 from a limited edition of 250 impressions. black seal on recto and red seal on verso. no. . From the series Gendai bijinshu dai-nishu (Second series of modern beauties). Bijin at the mirror.56.

2 cm.254. a series of twelve prints of bijin for the twelve months published in the early Showa period. Hirano Hakuho (1879-1957) After the bath. 43. Signed: Ikuharu hitsu.210. Watanabe Ikuharu (1895-1975) Rouge. 41.101. no.2x27. In both catalogues the print is marked “Sold out”. artist’s seal. Signed: Hakuho ga. From the series Showa bijo sugata kurabe (Competing beauties during the Showa era). Format: large oban. Another impression is illustrated in Newland & Shinji. .5x28 cm. Another impression is illustrated in Newland & Shinji. September. Format: oban. The subject of this print is listed in the Watanabe sale catalogues of 1932 and 1936 with the title “After the bath”. 102. Artist’s seal Hirano. Mica background. Published by Watanabe Shozaburo in January 1932. no.

5 cm. no. Format: oban. artist’s seal Kawase. third series).103. From the series Tabi miyage daisanshu (Souvenir of travel. Published by Watanabe in December 1930. Another impression is illustrated in Hasui 2003. Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Asahigadake from Mount Hakuba. no. 104.3 cm.126.1x39. Format: oban. Signed: Hasui. 38.5x26.201. 26. Published by Watanabe in Taisho 13 (1924). Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Late Autumn at Ichikawa. . Another impression is illustrated in Hasui 2003. artist’s seal Kawase. Signed: Hasui.

Signed: Hasui. 106.8x18. Another impression is illustrated in Hasui 2003.290. Format: oban.2x40 cm. no. Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950) The Shakuji temple.8 cm. Signed: artist’s seal Hasui. . Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Autumn of Chuzenji Lake.105. Published by Watanabe in 1932. 27. Another impression is illustrated in Hasui 2003.9 cm. Hiroshi Yoshida in pencil on lower margin. Format: aiban 31x22. From the series Nihon fukei senshu (Selection of scenes of Japan). Jizuri seal. artist’s seal Kawase. no. Published by Watanabe in 1925.. Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Nezame in Kiso district. Another impression is illustrated Ogura et al. Self published by the artist in 1937. Signed: Yoshida in brush. 26. no.114.216. 107. Format: chuban.

complete. p. 1860. Published ca.5x16 cm. 109. .5 cm.369.Illustrated Books 108. complete. 22. Eleven double pages. ca.) Kocho gafu (A book of paintings by Kocho). Osaka. Two volumes. Fifty colour illustrations of Chinese scholars and other subjects. Three volumes.1848-60) Yamato Bunko Sozoku. Utagawa Kunimori II (fl. Literature: Mitchell. 25x17. Colophon dated Tempo 5 (1834). Published by Honya Kichibei. early to mid 19th cent. five single page colour illustrations and two folded plates of erotic subject. Ueda Kocho (fl.

complete. For a detailed description of the content see Amsterdam V. ca.7 cm. Literature: Mitchell. 1820. complete.83-4. 26x17 cm. The best known of Seitei’s illustrated books and one of the highlight of the Meiji illustration in the kacho-ga genre.5x16. One volume. Published by Hishiya Magobei.110. Sixty-three double page and five single page colour illustrations. Kyoto. Kawamura Bumpo (1779-1821) Kimpaen gafu (A book of paintings by Kimpaen). p. Published by Okura Magobei in Meiji 23 (1890) and Meiji 24 (1891) for the third volume. p. . Thirty-four finely printed colour illustrations of birds and flowers. Three volumes. 24. Watanabe Seitei (1851-1918) Seitei Kacho gafu (Seitei’s sketches of flowers and birds). 111.362.

5x13. early 20th century) Suika no mi zu.4 cm. 113. 21. . Kyoto. Seven orihon albums.281 and 339. Reference: listed in the Unsodo’s catalogue of 1915 under no. Colophon dated Meiji 36 (1903).112. Published by Unsodo. This book. 25x18 cm. is from a set of ten albums by ten different artists. Ogino Issui (fl. complete. with ten beautiful woodblock colour plates of decorative designs. ca. One hundred five colour plates of various subject. One orihon album. Kono Bairei (1844-1895) Bairei gakan. Published by Honda Unkindo. Colophon dated Taisho 2 (1913).

Reference: listed in the Unsodo’s catalogue of 1915 under no. Ogino Issui (fl. complete. 27.4 cm.603. . Colophon dated Meiji 43 (1910).4x19. Kyoto. Three orihon albums. early 20th century) Zuan Hyakutai (One hundred designs). ca. About one hundred wonderful designs in neo Rimpa style with strong influences from the Art Nouveau. Published by Unsodo.114.

After Sakai Hoitsu (1761-1828) Shikino-hana. in Meiji 41 (1908). three volumes Aki (Autumn). Subtitles: two volumes Haru (Spring). Reference: listed in the Unsodo’s catalogue of 1915 under no. Ten orihon albums. complete. Kyoto. Published by Yamada Unsodo.200-1-2-3. .115. More of two hundred plates of flowers after the celebrated Rimpa artist. 28x19cm. one volume Fuyu (Winter). four volumes Natsu (Summer.

Two volumes. 25x17. complete. Published by Honda Unkido in Meiji 34 (1901).5 cm. . Nakamura Gyokushu (fl. One hundred twenty-five colour plates of western flowers. complete. Five orihon volumes. 1900) Miyama no shiori. Published by Unsodo.116. Kyoto. ca. 117. A fine set of pattern books with fifty illustrations and one folded plate finely printed in colour with lavish use of metallic pigments. 25x18 cm. Tanigami Konan (1879-1928) Seiyo Soka Zufu. Two volumes devoted to the spring flowers. two volumes for the summer flowers and one volume for the autumn and winter. Colophon dated Taisho 6 (1917).

complete. Hardback western style binding decorated with ginko leaves.1058 for a reproduction of the cover. Published by Wakatsuki Shoten. Hirafuku Hyakusui (1877-1933) Fuji isshu (A Tour of Fuji). Takehisa Yumeji (1884-1934) Yumeji Gashu (Drawings by Yumeji). Colophon dated Meiji 40 (1907).998 and p. 119. Hardback western style binding decorated with Mt.118. Colophon dated Taisho 13 (1924). Two hundred fifty b/w illustrations. p. . One volume. Published by Hirayama. Fuji and pines. several text illustrations. Tokyo. nineteen plates in woodblock and other media. Seventy-nine pages. Literature: Hillier 1987. complete.7x11 cm. one volume. 15.

First edition published by Yoshikawa Hanshichi. Colophon dated Meiji 42 (1909). Literature: Mitchell.534. 25x18 cm. One volume. . complete.120. A book of haiku poems with one hundred two pages and thirteen colour woodblock illustrations by Nakamura Fusetsu and calligraphy by Heki Godo. Asai Chu (1856-1907) Tosei fuzoku gojuban uta awase (Fifty Modern genre scenes compared in verse). 22. 51 colour woodblock illustrations of satirical subject associated with poetry. complete. Two volumes. 121.5x15 cm. Tokyo. Published by Kokado. Colophon dated Meiji 40 (1907). Hillier 1987. p. p. Nakamura Fusetsu (1866-1943) Haigaho. Tokyo. 996.

. Colophon dated Showa 12 (1939). Colophon dated Meiji 44 (1911). Published by Noriki Shoten.8x15 cm. One volume. A collection of songs for samisen by Yoshida Soshihan with one fine woodblock illustration by Hasui.122. One hundred twenty-two illustrations of various subjects in b/w and occasional colour. complete.5 cm. 22. 123. Published by Ohashi Mitsukichi. 23x15. complete. Western style binding. printer Hakubunkan. Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Kouta meikyoku taizen (A collection of famous songs for samisen). One volume. Tokyo. Ota Saburo (1884-1969) Ebi no kara.

Published by Unsodo. Reference: Amsterdam V. Twenty-one single page and one double page illustrations of birds after this celebrated Nanga painter from the Edo period also named Ryurikyo. Sixty-six single page and nine double page colour illustrations. . Three volumes.5x22.124. complete. 31.119. Second edition published by Yamada Unsodo. One horizontal orihon album. After Yanagisawa Kien (1706-1758) Ryurikyo Choruifu (Album of birds by Ryurikyo). 27x36 cm.5 cm. ca. no. 125. 1900) Keika Hyakkiku (One hundred types of chrysanthemums). Colophon dated Meiji 38 (1905). Kyoto. Hasegawa Keika (fl. Kyoto in July Showa 3 (1928). complete.

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