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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 275

    Isoda Koryusai (act. circa 1768-88)


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    Isoda Koryusai (act. circa 1768-88)
    Okanaya nai Suminoe, from the series Hinagata wakana no hatsumoyo [Models for Fashion: New Designs as Fresh as Young Leaves], the courtesan Suminoe of the Okanaya seated before a mirror rouging her lips, while an attendant dresses her hair and a kamuro kneels beside her, signed Koryusai ga and published by Nishimuraya Yohachi, very good impression, generally good colour, some pigments faded, small worm hole restored
    Oban tate-e

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    Henri Vever


    Jack Hillier, Japanese Prints & Drawings from the Vever Collection, (London, 1976), vol. 1, pl. 188.