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  • Kawanabe Kyosai
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Sakakibara Kenkichi Wandering Around the Mountains (Sakakibara Kenkichi yugyo no zu). No. 2. From Kyosai rakuga (Drawings for Pleasure by Kyosai).
    1874. Oban. 37.4 x 25.3 cm. KKM, 1990, no. 48, This is Kyosai!, 2017, no. 147. Fine impression with unusually large margins. Fine colour. Very good condition.
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- The Enlightenment from Hell. No. 1
    From the series Kyosai rakuga (Drawings for Pleasure by Kyosai). 1874. Oban. 37.2 x 25.4 cm. KKM, 1990, no. 147. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition.
    $2,800
  • Kawanabe Kyosui
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    Kawanabe Kyosui (1868-1935)- Bishamonten’s Tiger Hunt. 1889
    Oban triptych. 36.6 x 74.1 cm. Provenance: Fukutomi Taro. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition.
    $1,400
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Daruma and the Earth Spider
    1867. Oban. 35.1 x 24.6 cm. KKM, 1990, no. 201. Provenance: Fukutomi Taro.
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Silhouette: Soldiers. From the series Shinpan kage zukushi (Newly Published Collection of Shadow Pictures)
    1867. Oban. 37.1 x 25.7 cm. KKM, 1990, no. 137 (this impression), Comic Genius: Kawanabe Kyosai, 1996, no. 14 (this impression). Provenance: Fukutomi Taro. Fine impression. Very good colour. Centrefold and light soil, otherwise very good condition. This is one of only three recorded impressions and the only example which is untrimmed.
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Frog Medicine Seller. No. 8
    From the series Kyosai rakuga (Drawings for Pleasure by Kyosai). 1874. Oban. 37.2 x 25.2 cm. KKM, 1990, no. 154. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition.
    $2,800
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- The Lion in Love in Aesop’s Fables (Issopu Monogatari shishi renbo no hanashi). No. 6
    From Kyosai rakuga (Drawings for Pleasure by Kyosai). 1874. Oban. 37.3 x 25.3 cm. KKM, 1990, no. 52, Clark, Demon of Painting: The Art of Kawanabe Kyosai, no. 81, This is Kyosai!, 2017, no. 68. Fine impression with unusually large margins. Fine colour. Very good condition.
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Procession of Bird-humans Carrying a Banner Depicting the Seven Gods of Good Fortune. Circa 1880’s
    Shikshiban. KKM, 1990, no. 309 (this impression). Provenance: Fukutomi Taro. Fine impression, colour and condition. Rare.
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Standing Screen (Tsuitate) with Painting of a Tiger. 1878 (?)
    Shikishiban. 22.5 x 28.4 cm. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour and condition.
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Badger-humans with Daikoku Mask; Badger-humans Bathing. From the series Tanuki no gi (tawamure), “Racoon Dogs’ Frolics.”
    1864. Oban (formed from two uncut chuban prints). KKM, 1990, no. 105. Very good impression and colour. Good condition with some soiling. Rare. All of the prints from this series show giant testicles.
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Animals Fighting Tengu-Boars with Mt. Fuji in the Distance. Circa 1880’s
    Shikishiban. Fine impression, colour and condition. Rare.
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- From Aesop’s Fables: The Tale of the Buddha at the Temple Opening (Issopu monogatari no uchi: Kaichobutsu no hanashi)
    ). Chuban. KKM, 1990, no. 235 (this impression). Exhibition of Kawanabe Kyosai’s Prints and Illustrated Books from Fukutomi Taro Collection, Riccar Art Museum, no. 235 (this impression). Provenance: Fukutomi Taro. Fine impression and colour. Trimmed to the borderline at right and expertly re-margined. Otherwise very good condition. Extremely rare.
    $1100
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Axle (Shinbo). No. 10. From the series Kyosai rakuga (Drawings for Pleasure by Kyosai) 1874
    Oban. 36.6 x 25.1 cm. KKM, 1990, no. 156. Exhibition of Kawanabe Kyosai’s Prints and Books from Fukutomi Taro Collection, Riccar Art Museum, 1987, no. 91 (this impression). Provenance: Fukutomi Taro. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $2,000
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Famous From India: Elephants at Play (Tenjiku torai dai-hyoban; zo no tawamure). 1863
    Oban. 36.2 x 24.5 cm. Comic Genius: Kawanabe Kyosai, no. 150 (this impression), KKM, 1990, no. 48, This is Kyosai!, 2017, no. 63. Provenance: Fukutomi Taro. Fine impression. Very good colour and condition.
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Better Bend than Break (Nagai mono ni wa makarero)
    From the series Kyosai hyakuzu (One Hundred Pictures by Kyosai). 1863-66. Koban. 18 x 11.8 cm. Comic Genius: Kawanabe Kyosai no. 122-2. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $600
  • Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)- Murai Choan Murders His Brother at the Crossroads of Fudanotsuji. From the series Shinsen azuma nishiki-e. (A New Selection of Eastern Brocade Pictures).
    1886. Oban diptych. 37.2 x 51.1cm. Keyes 479-7, Beauty & Violence. 55.7. Keyes, The Bizarre Imagery of Yoshitoshi, no. 31. Fine impression of the first edition. Fine colour and condition.
    $2,800
  • Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)- The Story of Tamiya Botaro. From the series Shinsen azuma nishiki-e (A New Selection of Eastern Pictures).
    1886. Oban diptych. 37.6 x 51.8cm. Keyes 479-4, Beauty & Violence 55-14. Fine impression of the first edition. Fine colour and condition.
  • Katsukawa Shun'ei
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    Katsukawa Shun'ei (1762-1819)- The Wrestler Kagami-iwa Hamanosuke.
    1810. Oban. 39.4 x 26.6cm. Fine impression and colour on thick, heavy paper. Very good condition. There are impressions in Boston and the George Mann Collection (Ota Memorial Museum, 1994, plate 49).
  • Kobayashi Kiyochika
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    Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915)- Our Army Attacks the Chinese Camp at Pyongyang Waga gun heijo no shinei o osou).
    1894. Oban triptych. 37 x 75.3cm. Smith, Kiyochika: Artist of the Meiji Japan, no.92. Fine impression, colour and condition.
  • Kitao Shigemasa
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    Kitao Shigemasa (1739-1820)- Women Turning the Silkworms in Trays with Feathers. No.4. From the series Keiko yahinai gusa (Silkworm Cultivation).
    Circa 1772. Chuban, 18.6 x 24.8 cm. Museo d'Arte Chiosonne, Genoa, 1980, fig. 337. Fine, early impression with the outlines of the figures embossed. Fine colour with attractive oxidation. Fine condition. Prints from this collaborative series by Shunsho and Shigemasa were reprinted twice in book form in 1776 and 1786. These later impressions have a different colour scheme and show extensive wear.
    $3,500
  • Utagawa Yoshikazu
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    Utagawa Yoshikazu (Active ca. 1850-1870)- An American Couple Sightseeing (Amerikajin yugyo no zu).
    1860. Oban. 36.9 x 25.3 cm. Tamba 155, Yokohama Ukiyo-e page 287. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $2,000
  • Toyohara Chikanobu
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    Toyohara Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)- The Meiji Emperor and His Consort Viewing Cherry. Kokoku kiken kanka no zu (The Dignataries of the Empire Enjoying Flowers)
    1887. Oban triptych. Tamba 103. Fine impression with extensive metallic printing and burnishing. Fine colour and condition.
    $1400
  • Kawanabe Kyosai
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Oni No Nenbutsu.
    1864. Oban. 38.2 x 25.6 cm. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition
  • Hasegawa Sadanobu
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    Hasegawa Sadanobu (1809-1879)- English Capital, London
    (Igirisu no miyako Rondon-fu). From the series Bankoku keihin denbun mosha shu harimaze ga (Collection of Reported Objects and Views From Around the World). Circa 1860. Oban. 37.5 x 25.4cm. Fine impression with mica sizing in the sky and strong woodgrain. Fine colour and condition.
    $1,800
  • Utagawa Yoshiiku
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    Utagawa Yoshiiku (1833-1904)- Giant Elephant
    (Ozo no zu). From the series Shashin kagami (Mirror of True, Photographic Views). 1861. Oban. 37.2 x 25.1cm. Yokohama Ukiyo-e page 310. Fine impression with extensive surface polishing. Fine colour. Very good condition.
  • Kobayashi Kiyochika
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    Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915)- Illustration of the Attack and Occupation of Tien-chuang-tai. (Denshodai kogeki senryo no zu).
    1895. Oban triptych. 36.3 x 75.9 cm. Fine impression with splashed gofun for the snow. Fine colour and condition.
  • Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)- The Cry of the Fox (Konkai). From the series Tsuki hyakushi (One Hundred Aspects of the Moon).
    1886. Oban. Keyes 478-13, Stevenson 13. Fine impression, colour and condition. (The print has never been in an album and therefore never backed which is rather unusual).
  • Kobayashi Kiyochika
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    Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915)- Scene of the Landing at Weihaiwei and the Assault at Hodai (Ikaiei rijuko Hodai kogeki no kokei).
    1895. Oban. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $800
  • Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)- The Battle Between the Firemen and the Sumo Wrestlers at Shimmei Shrine (Shimmei sumo toso no zu). From the series Shinsen azuma nishiki (New Brocades From the East)
    1886. Oban diptych. Keyes 479.8 Very good impression. Fine colour and condition.
    $1,100
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    Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915)- The Battle for the Control of the Yellow Sea off Haiyang Island
    1894. Oban triptych. Fine impression with white over-printing. Fine colour and condition.
    $680
  • Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)- The Priest Nichiren Prays for the Restless Spirit of the Cormorant Fisher at the Isawa River (Nichirin shonin isawagawa nite ukai no meikon o saido shitamau no zu).
    1885. Oban triptych. 37.3 x 76.2 cm. Keyes 472, Beauty & Violence no. 49. Fine, early impression. Fine colour and condition.
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    Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915)- Using an Elecric Searchlight in the Attack on P’Yongyang (Heijo kogeki denki shiyo no zu)
    1894. Oban triptych. Tamba 280, Philadelphia 17, Smith, Kiyochika: Artist of Meiji Japan, no.91. Fine impression, colour and condition. $1,200
  • Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi
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    Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)- A Tiger Approaching Yokyo and His Father. From the series Morokoshi nijushi-ko (The Twenty-four Chinese Paragons of Filial Piety)
    1847-8. Chuban. Robinson (1982) S-60-11. Fine impression with surface polishing. Fine colour. Very good condition.
    $950
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