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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 676

    KATSUKAWA SHUNSHO (1726 - 1792)

    KATSUKAWA SHUNSHO (1726 - 1792)
    KITAO SHIGEMASA (1739 - 1820)

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    KATSUKAWA SHUNSHO (1726 - 1792)
    Kitao Shigemasa (1739 - 1820)
    From the series Furyu nishiki Ise Monogatari [Twenty-four Sheets of Ise Monogatari Brocade], Inconstant Love, a girl with a wistful expression, dressed in red nagabakama stands beside a stream, signed Katsukawa Shunsho, seal ka (Iroha order); a design of two girls on the bank of a stream, signed Shunsho ga, good impression, colours faded; and a design by Shigemasa and Shunsho, girls with poem slips, a double bookpage from Seiro bijin awase sugata kagami
    Various sizes (3)


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    Another impression of the first is illustrated in D.B. Waterhouse, Harunobu and His Age, The Trustees of the British Museum (London, 1964) p.251

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