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Lot 0047 Details

  • Title: A Book of Drawings of Flowers and Birds by Keinen
  • Artist: Imao KEINEN ( 1845-1924)
  • Series: 164 large oban-sized prints in four volumes
  • Publisher: Nishimura Sozaemon, Kyoto
  • Date: 1891-92 (this, FIRST edition with page nos. in kanji)
  • Medium: woodblock prints
  • Size/Format: c. 15" x 10", each volume
  • Description: The complete four-volume, illustrated book containing one hundred and sixty-four - 164 - large, oban-sized prints: - SINGLE-SHEET designs, DIPTYCHS and a QUADRIPTYCH. - Regarded as: "Perhaps the most beautiful work of its kind ever printed in Japan" (L. N. Brown); "... the finest, and one of the most splendid productions of the Meiji period..." (Jack Hillier).

    Reserve: $10,500.00

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  • Condition
    EXCELLENT impression and color, near mint. No wormholes.
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    Estimate $13,000 - $16,000May 27, 2020
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