23 March 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATES OF JANE WADE LOMBARD AND LEE LOMBARD
Torii School (18th century)
Nakamura Denkuro and Matsumoto Heizo
Sumizuri-e of the actors Nakamura Denkuro and Matsumoto Heizo under a curtain and branch of flowering cherries--good impression, restored wormholes, repairs, lightly soiled, hinge residue upper corners verso
dai-oban tate-e: 59.2 x 32.1cm.
H. Takano, sold Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Rare Japanese Color Prints from the Collection of H. Takano, Tokyo, 8 January 1952, no. 64
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Hanga soshi jidai (1) (Early woodblock prints ), vol. 2 of Ukiyoe taisei (Compendium of ukiyo-e) (Tokyo: Toho shoin, 1931), no. 26.
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July