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Fall 2018 Sale

This page lists only those art works featured on our website's October 2018 update. 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.

Anon-kyoto ANK07

Anonymous-Kyoto: Arashi Sangorô III (嵐三五郎) as Daihanji no Kiyosumi (大判司清すみ) in Imoseyama Onna Teikin (妹背山婦女庭訓) at the Kyoto Shijō Kitagawa no Shibai (京都四條北側芝居), 11/1817, hosoban kappazuri-e

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Anon-kyoto ANK07

Anonymous-Kyoto: Kataoka Nizaemon VII (片岡仁左衛門) as Ishida no Tsubone (石川の局) in Keisei ishikawa zome (A courtesan and dyed Ishikawa colors: けいせい石川染), unidentified theater, Kyoto, circa 1819-20, hosoban kappazuri-e

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Anon-kyoto ANK07

Anonymous-Kyoto: Nakayama Yoshio (中山よしを [由男]) as Matsuô's wife (nyôbô) [Chiyô] (松王女房 [千代]) in Sugawara denju tenarai kagami (Mirror of learning & transmitting Sugawara's secrets of calligraphy: 菅原伝授手習鑑), unidentified theater, Kyoto, circa 1818, hosoban kappazuri-e

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Anon-kyoto ANK07

Anonymous-Kyoto: (1R) Arashi Kichisaburô II (嵐吉三郎) as Miyagi Asojirô (宮城阿曽治郎) and (2R) Sawamura Tanosuke (澤村田之助) as musume (young girl) Miyuki (娘三ゆき) (2R) in Keisei tsukushi no tsumagoto (A courtesan playing the Tsukushi koto: 傾城筑紫琴), Minamigawa no Shibai, Kyoto, 4/1818, hosoban kappazuri-e

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Ashiyuki ASY43

Ashiyuki: (1R) Arashi Tomisaburô II (嵐富三郎) as ten'nyô (heavenly woman) Itsukushima (天女いつくしま); (2R) Arashi Kitsusaburô II (嵐橘三郎) as Ouchi Samanosuke (大内左馬之助); (3R) Bandô Jutarô I (坂東寿太郎) as Naruto Kobei (鳴戸幸兵衛) in Keisei suô no dairi (A courtesan play—intrigue inside the imperial palace: けいせい素袍 [内裏]), Naka Theater, Osaka, 1/1828, ôban triptych nishiki-e

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Ashiyuki ASY44

Ashiyuki: Arashi Kitsusaburô II (嵐橘三郎) shopping for an uchiwa (rigid fan: 團扇 or 団扇), circa summer 1827, deluxe (surimono-style) chûban nishiki-e

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Hironobu HNB09

Hironobu: (1R) Arashi Rikaku II (嵐璃珏) as Oguruma Tayû (小車太夫), (2R) Mimasu Daigorô V (三桝大五郎) as Hidari Jingorô (左リ理甚五郎), (3R) Arashi Tokusaburô IV (嵐徳三郎) as [Jingo's wife] nyôbô Oshizu (女房おしづ) in Chôkoku hidari kogatana (A carving and a left-handed knife: 彫刻左小刀), 3/1865, Kado Theater, Osaka, deluxe chûban triptych nishiki-e

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Hirosada HSD71

Hirosada: Jitsukawa Ensaburô I as Oguri Hangan in Hime kurabe futaba ezôshi (Picture-book comparison of twin blades and the princess: 姫競双葉絵草紙), mitate Series: Chûkô bûyuden (Tales of courage, loyalty, and filial piety: 忠孝武勇伝), circa 1848, mitate, deluxe chûban nishiki-e

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Hokuei HKE75

Hokuei: Onoe Tamizô II (尾上多見蔵) as Chigo Takimaru (児滝丸) in Keisei harimameguri (A courtesan's turn for improvement: けいせい播磨廻), Ônishi no Shibai, Osaka, 1/1830, deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Kunihiro KUH45

Kunihiro: The geisha Take of the Matsuruya (まつつるや ・ たけ) as Fugen (普賢); Series: Naniwa Shimanouchi nerimono (Costume parade in the Shimanouchi district, Osaka: (難波嶋之内祢り物), 6/1828, deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Nagahide NGH05

Nagahide: Ema ("Horse picture": 絵馬), a votive image; Title (at top edge): Hônô ("Offering": 奉納), c. 1824, deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Sadanobu SDN40

Sadanobu: (1R) Kataoka Gadô II (片岡我童) as Hikaru Uji (光氏); (2R) Nakamura Keishi [Tomijûrô II] (中村慶子) as Tasogare (たそかれ); (3R) Onoe Baikô [Kikugorô III] (尾上梅幸) as Shinonome (しののめ); (4R) Nakamura Shikan III (中村芝翫) as Kiyonosuke (喜代之助) in Inaka Genji Yûgao no maki (Rustic Genji — Yugaô chapter: 田舎源氏夕顔の巻), a mitate (見立), c. 3/1841, ôban tetraptych nishiki-e

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Sadanobu SDN41

Sadanobu: Kataoka Gadô II (片岡我童) as yakko (footman) Tsumahei (奴妻平) in Shin Usuyuki monogatari (A new tale of Usuyuki: 新薄雪物語) at the Kyoto Shijô Kitagawa no Shibai (京都四條北側芝居); Series: Chûkô jikkan no uchi (Ten celestial stems of loyalty and filial piety: 十干忠孝之内); Title: Jiin (丁) for the 9th month; 11/1849, deluxe chûban nishiki-e

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Sadanobu SDN42

Sadanobu: Nakamura Utaemon IV (中村歌右衛門) as Fuwa Banzaemon (不破伴左衛門) in Monogusa Tarô ("Do nothing" Tarô: 物ぐ太郎), Naka Theater, Osaka, 8/1837, deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Sadanobu: Nakamura Utaemon IV (中村歌右衛門) as Hôjô Tokiyori (北条時頼) in Kaikei yuki no hachinoki (Potted trees and a man in summer: 会稽雪鉢木), Naka Theater, Osaka, 9/1837, chûban nishiki-e

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Sadanobu SDN44

Sadanobu: (1R) Nakamura Utaemon IV (中村歌右衛門) as yatsuni (porter/servant) Itsuhei (やつに逸平); (2R) Mimasu Gennosuke (三枡源之助) as Yurugi Saemon (由留木左衛門) in Keisei tama tazuna (A courtesan and a jeweled rope: けいせい玉手綱), Naka Theater, Osaka, 2/2837, uncut chûban diptych nishiki-e

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Sadanobu II SDN44

Sadanobu II: Saigô Takamori (西郷隆盛); Print Title: Shika Kagoshima Saigô-ki (Chronicle of Saigô at Kagoshima: 鹿兒嶋西郷記), 7/10/1877, chûban nishiki-e

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Sadayoshi SDY12

Sadayoshi: Kataoka Gadô II (片岡我童) as Chinzei Hachirô Tametomo (鎮西八郎為朝) in Shima meguri tsuki no yumihari (A bow-shaped moon around the islands: 島廻月弓張), Chikugo Theater, Osaka, 2/1847; Title: Giyû hakkei Tsukushi kihan (Eight vows of loyalty and courage, returning sailboats to Tsukushi: 義勇八㚙筑紫帰帆), chûban nishiki-e

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Sadayoshi SDY13

Sadayoshi: A beautiful woman (bijin) carrying a fashionable janôme-gasa ("snake's-eye umbrella": 蛇の目傘), ôban kappazuri-e vertical diptych, c. late 1830s to early 1840s

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Seikoku SKK02

Seikoku: Arashi Kichisaburô II (嵐吉三郎) as Chinzei Hachirô Tametomo (鎮西八郎為朝), most likely in a performance of Shima meguri tsuki no yumihari (A bow-shaped moon around the islands: 島廻月弓張), theater and date unidentified, Kyoto, circa 1815(?), hosoban kappazuri-e

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Shigeharu SGH47

Shigeharu: Arashi Rikan II (嵐璃寛) as Mashiba Hisatsugu (真柴久次) in Keisei setsugekka (A courtesan play: Sun, moon, and flowers: けいせい雪月花, Kado Theater, Osaka, 1/1830, ôban nishiki-e

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Shigeharu SGH48

Shigeharu: Arashi Rikan II (嵐璃寛) as a Suikoden hero, c. 1829, ôban nishiki-e

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Yoshitaki YST25

Yoshitaki: (1R) Ichikawa Takijûrô II (市川滝十郎) as Enjô Jizaemon (遠城治左衛門); (2R) Arashi Tokusaburô IV (嵐徳三郎) as Andô Kihachirô (安藤喜八郎) in Katakiuchi Sôzenji baba (Revenge at the riding ground of Sôsen Temple: 敵討崇禅寺馬場) at the Takeda no Shibai (竹田芝居), Osaka, 5/1865, horizontal ôban nishiki-e

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Yoshiyuki YYK04

Yoshiyuki: Kyôbashi (Kyô Bridge); Series: Naniwa hyakkei (100 Views of Osaka: 浪花百景), Circa late 1850s - early 1860s, chûban nishiki-e

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REFERENCE BOOKS (Japanese Prints, Paintings, and Related Arts)
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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); 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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Kawanishi Hide, the retrospective: (Kawanishi Hide kaiko ten: Seitan ichihyakunijû nen (Kawanishi Hide the retrospective: 120th anniversary of his birth: 川西回顧展 • 生誕120年); catalog for a retrospective exhibition at the Kobe City Koiso Memorial Museum of Art (October 4 - December 23, 2014); 192 pages; 239 works in full color (prints, drawings, paintings)

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