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Fall 2016 Sale

This page lists only those art works featured on our website in October 2016. For the complete web inventory, see the Artists' Gallery. We also have many works of art not listed on our website. If you have specific interests, please contact us.

Anonymous-Osaka ANO04

Anonymous (Osaka): Nakamura Tamashichi (中村玉七) in a backstage view (gakuya-zu: 楽屋図) or dressing room, preparing for the role of Kagaya Katama (か賀屋加玉), from the series Nanatsu iroha (七ツいろは), c. 1857-1860, chûban nishiki-e

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ehon EHN01

Ehon: Tôshisen ehon (Illustrated Selected Tang Poems: 唐詩選画本), complete set of 35 volumes in 7 sets by (1) Sekihô Tachibana, (2) Suzuki Fuyô, (3) Takada Enjô, (4) Kitao Shigemasa, (5) Komatsubara Suikei, and (6-7) Katsushika Hokusai, 1788-1836, published by Sûzanbô 嵩山房 (Suwaraya Shinbei; also Kobayashi Shinbei)

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Hirosada HSD64

Hirosada: (R) Kataoka Gadô II as Taga no Taishu, (L) Onoe Tamizô II as Torii Matasuke in Kagamiyama sugata no utsushi-e (A true picture likeness at Mirror Mountain: 鏡山姿写絵) at the Naka no Shibai, Osaka, 10/1852, chûban diptych nishiki-e

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Hirosada HSD64

Hirosada: Top Row: (1R) Arashi Rikaku II as Inukawa Sôsuke; (2R) Nakamura Utemon IV as Inuyama Dôsetsu; (3R) Kataoka Gadô II as Inuzuka Shino; (4R) Mimasu Daigorô IV as Inuta Kobungo; Bottom Row: (1R) Ichikawa Ebizô V as Inumura Kakutarô; (2R) Ichikawa Shikô II as Inugai Genpachi; (3R) Arashi Rikan III as Inusaka Keno; (4R) Jitsukawa Enzaburô I as Inue Shinbei; all in roles from the tale Hakkenden (Eight loyal dogs: 八犬傳), mitate (analogue picture: 見立), chûban nishiki-e (set of 8)

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Hirosada HSD65

Hirosada: Jitsukawa Ensaburô (実川延三郎) as sendô (boatman) Kikuhei (船どふきく平) in Azuma miyage date no hinagata (A Date-pattern gift in the east: 東部産伊達雛形), Naka Theater, Osaka, 8/1848; Print Title: Chûkô buyûden (Tales of courage, loyalty, and filial piety: 忠孝武勇伝) chûban nishiki-e

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Hirosada HSD66

Hirosada: (R) Nakamura Utaemon IV as Higuchi no Jirô; (L) Kataoka Ichizô I as Gonshirô, Mimasu Jakusaburô I as Komawakamaru, and Mimasu Daigorô IV as Shigetada in Hiragana seisuiki (Simple chronicle of the rise and fall of the Heike and Genji: ひらかな盛衰記), Naka Theater, Osaka, Naka Theater, Osaka, 8/1851; chûban diptych nishiki-e

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Hiroshige2nd HSH03

Hiroshige II: Saruwaka-machi (Saruwaka Street: 猿若町), Nijukyu (二十) no. 20, from the series Edo meisho yonjûhakkei (Forty-eight famous views of Edo: 江戸名所四十八景), 1860, chûban nishiki-e

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Hokuei HKE64

Hokuei: Iwai Shijaku I as Neiwanjo in Shimameguri tsuki no yumihari (A bow-shaped moon around the islands: 嶋巡月弓張), 9/1833, Naka no Shibai, Osaka; Series: Tôsei keshô kagami (Contemporary makeup mirrors: 當世化粧鏡), ôban nishiki-e

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Hokuei HKE65

Hokuei: (R) Nakamura Tomijûrô II as Shizuka no Mae; and (L) Nakamura Shikan II as Kitsune Tadanobu in Hanayagura hitome senbon (A Thousand Fragrances in the Flower Tower: 花櫓詠吉野), Naka no Shibai, Osaka, 5/1835; uncut chûban diptych nishiki-e

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Hokuei HKE66

Hokuei: (R) Arashi Rikan II as Karanashi Sakujûrô & (L) Asao Takumi as Daidôji Gakutarô in Chûkô homare no futamichi (Honor, Loyalty, and filial piety at the crossroads: 忠孝誉二街), Kado no Shibai, Osaka, 9/1831, ôban diptych nishiki-e

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Hokuei HKE67

Hokuei: (R) Arashi Rikan II as Hirai Gonpachi (平井ごん八); (L) Nakamura Tomijûrô II as Komurasaki (小むらさき) in Hiyokumon sato no nishiki-e (Brocade picture of lovers’ crests in the pleasure quarter: 双紋郭錦絵), Naka no shibai, Osaka, 8/1835, ôban nishiki-e

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Hokuei HKE68

Hokuei: Arashi Rikan II as the ryôshi [fisherman] Namishichi in Hime kurabe futaba ezôshi (Picture-book comparison of twin blades and the princess: 姫競双葉絵草紙), Naka no shibai, Osaka, 1/1833, ôban nishiki-e

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Hokuei HKE68

Hokuei: (R) Asao Takumi I as Naosuke Gonbei (on the ground) & Ichikawa Sukejûrô I as Hamiya Iemon, & (L) Onoe Kikugorô III as Sato Yomoshichi in Tôkaidô [Azumakaidô] Yotsuya kaidan (Ghost story along the eastern sea road at Yotsuya: 東海道四谷怪談), Wakadayû Theater, Osaka, 3/1831, ôban diptych nishiki-e

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Kawanishi KWN08

Kawanishi: Untitled (lilies in a jug), medium format sôsaku hanga, c. mid 1950s

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Kunihiro KUH38

Kunihiro: Uta (うた) of the Fushimi-ya (ふしみや) as a sakibayashi (musician: 先はやし) in the Naniwa Shimanouchi nerimono (Costume parade in Shimanouchi, Osaka: 浪花島の内ねり物), c. 1828, ôban nishiki-e

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KMS29

Kunimasu: Ichikawa Ebizô V as Kumagai Jirô Naozane, possibly in Ichinotani futaba gunki, unknown theater, Osaka, c. 1853, ôban nishiki-e

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KMS30

Kunimasu (Sadamasu): Kataoka Gadô II, Gakuya sugata (Appearing in the dressing room: 楽屋姿); Print Title: Tôsei keshô kagami (Contemporary make-up mirrors: 當世化粧鏡), c. 1840-41, ôban nishiki-e

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KMS30

Kunimasu (Sadamasu): (R) Arashi Rikan II as yakko no (servant) Koman, and (L) Bandô Hikosaburô IV as Hanjimono Kihei in Sugata kurabe deiri no minato (Contest of appearances, quarrel at the harbor: 容競出入湊), Naka Theater, Osaka., 2/1834, ôban nishiki-e

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KMS30

Kunimasu (Sadamasu): (R) Onoe Waichi I as Hamada Unosuke and (L) Onoe Ichizô as a yakko (servant: 奴) in Sarugashima katakiuchi, Zama Theater, Osaka; Subtitle: Zama shanai ni oite (In the courtyard of the Zama shrine), ôban nishiki-e

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Natori Shunsen NSN01

Natori Shunsen: Onoe Baikô VI (六代目尾上梅幸) in the play Hana munashi ume no ômokage (花莫梅枝面影), 1935, dai ôban shin hanga

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Obata Chiura OBT09

Obata Chiura: Tsubaki (camellia: 椿), painting, December 3, 1941

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Onchi Koshiro ONC03

Onchi Kôshirô: Ueno Dôbutsuen (Ueno Zoo: 上野動物園), from the series Tokyo kaiko zue ("Recollections of Tokyo", or "Scenes of last Tokyo": 東京回顧圖繪 or 東京回顧図会), originally 9/1929; recarved 1945, chûban sôsaku hanga

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Onchi Koshiro ONC04

Onchi Kôshirô: Hibiya Ongaku-dô (Hibiya Concert Hall: 日比谷音楽堂) from the series Shin Nihon hyakkei (One hundred views of new Tokyo: 新東京百景), November 1930 (blocks cut); printed later by Yoneda Minoru in 1978, chûban sôsaku hanga

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Sadahiro SDH09

Sadahiro: Nakamura Utajûrô (中村歌十郎) as Chishima Tsukanosuke in Keisei Satsumagushi (A pledge of affection and a wife's comb: 契情狭妻櫛) Kado Theater, Osaka, 9/1841, ôban nishiki-e

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Sadahiro SDH10

Sadahiro: Nakamura Tomijûrô II as Masaemon's wife Otani; Nakamura Tamasuke I as Sawai Jôgorô; Nakamura Utaemon IV as Sasaki Tanemon in Igagoe dôchû sugoroku (Crossing at Iga along a sugoroku journey: 伊賀越道中双六), Kado Theater, Osaka, 1/1836, ôban uki-e nishiki-e

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Sadanobu SDN35

Sadanobu: Jitsukawa Ensaburô as Hotei Ichiemon in Otokodate itsutsu karigane, Naka no Shibai, Osaka, 4/1841; Series Title: Kyôfuku tôsei kurabe ("A comparison of contemporary mirror covers": 鏡覆当世競), ôban nishiki-e

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Sekino SEK04

Sekino: "Beside a hearthplace in the northeast" (Tôhoku no irori hata: 東北のいろり端), from the series "Women's customs in Japan" (Nihon jozoku sen: 日本女俗選), August 1946, sôsaku hanga 

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shigeharu SGH36

Shigeharu: (R) Nakamura Utaemon III (三代目中村歌右衛門) as Fujiwara Shibei (藤原時平) and (L) Ichikawa Danzô V (五代目市川団蔵) as Kan Shôjô (菅丞相) in Tenmangû aiju no meiboku, Kado Theater, Osaka, 1/1828, ôban diptych nishiki-e

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shigeharu SGH36

Shunshi: Onoe Tamizô II (二代目尾上多見蔵) as yakko (servant) Hyakudohei (奴百平) in an unidentified play and theater, Osaka, c. 1826-1828, ôban nishiki-e

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Toshikuni TOK03

Toshikuni: Sawamura Gennosuke II as Karigane Bunshichi; Ichikawa Omezô as Yasu no Heibei; Asao Okujirô as Hotei Ichiemon; Matsushima Seizô as Ikuzuchi Shôkurô; and Kataoka Ichizô I as Gokuin Senemon in Aigikyo karigane gomon (Blue bellflower and the Karigane's five crests: 藍桔梗雁金五紋), Inaba Theater, Kyoto, 5/1826, ôban nishiki-e

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Toyohide THD07

Toyohide: Kataoka Gadô II as Chishima Kanja Yoshihiro in Keisei Satsumagushi, Kado Theater, Osaka, 9/1841, ôban nishiki-e

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Yoshitaki YST23

Yoshitaki: (R) Arashi Kichisaburô III (三代目嵐吉三郎) as Ise Shinkurô (伊勢新九郎) and (L) Onoe Tamizô II (二代目尾上多見蔵) as Mino Shôkurô (美濃庄九郎) in Keisei ômonguchi (Courtesans at the great gate of the pleasure quarter: 契情廓大門), Naka no Shibai, Osaka, 1/1862, chûban diptych nishiki-e

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REFERENCE BOOKS (Japanese Prints, Paintings, and Related Arts)
bks09

Floating world prints in Kamigata, the sophistication of Osaka and Kyoto artists: (Kamigata no ukiyo-e, Osaka Kyoto no sui to waza: 上方の浮世絵  大坂京都粋と技); Softcover catalog for an exhibition at the Osaka Museum of History (April 19 - June 1, 2014) and the Yamaguchi Prefectural Hagi Uragami Museum (September 9 - October 13, 2014); 260 pages; 213 works in full color

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