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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 693

    KUBOTA SHUMMAN (1757 - 1820)

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    KUBOTA SHUMMAN (1757 - 1820)
    Seven surimono designs from the extremely rare and beautiful series Gunyo gafu [A Pictorial Record of a Swarm of Butterflies] commissioned by the Kasumi-ren Poetry Club, signed Sho Shumman sei, six of them with the collector's seal Vever, fine impressions, colours and condition, some with slight rubbing Shikishiban


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    Sold, Sotheby's, Highly Important Japanese Prints, Illustrated books, Drawings and Fan Paintings from the Henri Vever Collection Part I,(London, 1974), no.229

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    Provenance

    For six of the prints Henri Vever