• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 355

    Various Artists (19th century)

    Price Realised  


    Various Artists (19th century)
    Keijo Gaen (or Keisei Gaen) [A Collection of Paintings by Artists of Kyoto]; 1 vol. complete;, colophon dated Bunka 11 (1814), compiled by Bunchodo Fuji Mokyo, published by Yoshida Shumbei, Kyoto; 26 double page illustrations each by a different artist, most from the Shijo School; collector's seal Hayashi; printed with light colour, good impressions and colour, slight wear to cover, slight wormage and light staining
    27.5 x 19cm.

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    For further reading on this book see J. Hillier, The Art of the Japanese Book, (London, 1987), p.747

    Artists include Shiba Kokan (1747-1818), Maruyama Okyo's eldest son, Ozui (1766-1829) and Okamoto Toyohiko (1773-1845).

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