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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 98

    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
    Utagawa Kunihisa (1832-1891)
    Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912)

    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)

    Price Realised  

    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
    Utagawa Kunihisa (1832-1891)
    Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912)
    Eight single sheets and five triptychs: Mimeguri (illustrated), Asukayama, Aoizaka, Mita Hijirizaka, Hanakawa do, Shinbashi, Akabane and Shin Ohashi, from the series Edo meisho hyakunin bijo (Famous places of Edo compared with one hundred beautiful women), each signed Toyokuni ga, landscape reserves signed Kunihisa ga; three triptychs depicting scenes from the life of Prince Genji and another triptych, Edo sugata hakkei (Eight views with models of Edo), each signed Kochoro Kunisada ga or Toyokuni ga; a triptych of beauties and a young boy on a toy horse beneath flowering plum branches, signed Yoshu Chikanobu; various publishers--good and moderately-good impressions, one triptych toned, soiled, stained, creases, worming and repaired worming
    oban tate-e (23)


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