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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 72

    Sugimura Jihei (act. ca. 1681-97)

    Sugimura Jihei (act. ca. 1681-97)

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    Sugimura Jihei (act. ca. 1681-97)
    Sumizuri-e of a cavalcade of five female warriors in festival parade, several with fanciful banners, a foot-soldier with glaive beside the lead horse, unsigned but the name Sugimura appears on the banner of the rider second from left--fine impression, restoration
    dai oban yoko-e: 30.8 x 56.2cm.


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    Previously sold in these Rooms, 18 September, 2002, lot 1

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    From time to time, Christie's may offer a lot which it owns in whole or in part. This is such a lot.


    Provenance

    Henri Vever (1854-1942), sold Sotheby's, London, Highly Important Japanese Prints, Illustrated Books and Drawings from the Henri Vever Collection: Part 1, 26 March, 1974, no. 5

    This is the only recorded impression.


    Literature

    Published:
    Shibui Kiyoshi, Sugimura Jihei, in Ukiyo-e zuten (Illustrated catalogue of ukiyo-e) (Tokyo: Shueisha, 1964).

    Woldemar von Seidlitz, W. de Seidlitz, Les Estampes Japonaises (Paris: Editions Hachette, 1911), pl. 4.

    Genshoku Ukiyo-e daihyakka jiten henshu iinkai, ed., text by Asano Shugo and Yamaguchi Keizaburo, Sakuhin 1 Moronobu--Harunobu (Works: From Moronobu to Harunobu), vol. 6 of Genshoku ukiyo-e daihyakka jiten (Encyclopedia of ukiyo-e in full color) (Tokyo: Taishukan shoten, 1982), pl. 27.

    Yoshida Teruji, Teihon Ukiyo-e jiten (Encyclopedia of ukiyo-e) (Tokyo: Gabundo, 1974), vol. 2, p. 35.

    Horioka Chimyo, "Sugimura Jihei ron" (Essay on Sugimura Jihei), Ukiyo-e geijutsu/Ukiyo-e Art 40, 1973, pl. 20.