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MINGEI: ‘the arts of the ordinary man’, a word made in the 1920s by collector and philosopher Soetsu Yanagi who recognised the extraordinary work of …

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YoshitoshiJapanese-Print

JOSHUA McCLELLAND PRINT ROOM, March 2014
Japanese Woodblock Prints from David Button Collection

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31 Sukakudo

SUKAKUDO active late 19th Century, specialized in bird prints Oban: White Falcon with blind printed feathers. Published 1871 Price: $550  

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30 Chikanobu

TOYOHARU CHIKANOBU (1838-1912) A pupil of Toyohara Kunichika Oban: A beauty playing with a doll from the series Jidai Kagmi (Mirror of the Ages which …

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29 Chikanobu

TOYOHARU CHIKANOBU (1838-1912) A pupil of Toyohara Kunichika Oban: Beauty from the series Jidai Kagmi (Mirror of the Ages which showcases beauties in an historical …

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22 Motoharu

MOTOHARU (1858-1903) Osaka artist Oban triptych: The actor Ichikawa Sadanji I in the part of Watanabe no Tsuna and Onoe Kikugoro V as the Demon. …

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10 Ichiesai

YOSHITSUYA ICHIESAI (1822-66) A pupil of Kunyoshi. A night scene of fire fighters in elaborately decorated jackets. The cinders in the air have been hand …

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4 Kunisada

UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786-1864) Toyokuni’s leading pupil. After 1843 he signed Toyokuni III. A courtesan from the ‘Hundred Beauties of Edo’ in which each beauty is …

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3 Kunisada

UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786-1864) Toyokuni’s leading pupil. After 1843 he signed Toyokuni III. Courtesans joining a summer boating party near Ryogoku Bridge. The title reads, Edo …

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