All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1296996
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Kagami no Mae ( In Front of the Mirror)

Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950)

c. 1927

Size: Length 22" Width 17.5"

From a collection of Japanese prints in San Francisco, CA.

Yoshida Hiroshi's works reminds one of the arts during the end of the Taisho to Showa Periods. Then, Western techniques, aesthetics, and ideas were part of the mainstream in Japanese art and its interpretations reflected on works done on paper and or silk...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1296282 (stock #b7152)
An Unusual Japanese Stencil Printed (Kappazuri-e) Folding Album. Meiji Period 1868-1912 Album 11 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 70 ins. (opened out fully), (29.8 x 6.3 x 178 cms.) The folding album (gajo) has kiri wood (Paulownia) covers each with a hand painted scene. The album is contained in a black lacquered laminated paper case impressed with a pattern of cherry blossom. The gajo contains 5 stencil printed (kappazuri-e) scenes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1295914 (stock #b7084)
Japanese Woodblock Triptych Print of Okayama Castle by Tsunehiko 1870s.  27 3/4 x 9 1/4 ins. (70.5 x 23.5 cms) This print is one for the hard-line Ukiyoe enthusiast. The problem that presented itself was that the name in the 2 black and white seals on the right hand edge, Tsunehiko, was not recorded anywhere as that of a Ukiyoe print designer but in the British Museum is a Shijo style surimono signed Okamoto Tsunehiko, dated 1858. We consulted our invaluable scholar friend, Prof...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1295646

$925.00
Japanese Sadao Watanabe (1913 - 1996) print of the Three Saints. Attractive red background highlighting the three saints with birds sitting atop a terrace. Print # 10/70 in 1971. Print on Paper 1971 Dimensions: 27 1/2" High X 23 1/2" Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1295538 (stock #b7154)
Japanese Osaka School Woodblock Diptych Print by Yoshitoyo 1850s. Assembled size 13 3/4 x 9 3/4 ins. (34.8 x 24.8 cms) Uehara Yoshitoyo is one of the less encountered Osaka designers and according to Keyes (The Theatrical World of Osaka Prints) only worked in Osaka from 1854-1857 and died in 1866. Two Kabuki actors are shown, the one on the left is playing a dancing nun (!), the samurai on the right with the voluminous pantaloons is holding a farmer's bird scarer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1295537 (stock #b7157)
Japanese Woodblock Osaka Print by Sadanobu 1869/70 9 1/4 x 7 ins. (23.5 x 17.7 cms) This design is from the series Naniwa Hyakkei no Uchi (100 Views in Osaka), Naniwa is the old name for Osaka. The scene is of the Tsuyu no Tenjin Temple, the print was published by Wataya Kiehei ca. 1869/70.  The print is in very good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1295536 (stock #b7156)
Japanese Woodblock Print by Hiroshige 3rd. 1874 9 1/4 x 7 ins. (23.5 x 17.7 cms) This design is from the series Tokyo Kaika Sanjurokkei (36 Views of Modern Tokyo) published in 1874. At this time Meiji Japan was fascinated by aspects of Westernisation, hence the horse-drawn carriage , the rickshaws, the Western style building and the man in Western costume. The print is in very good condition. There are 2 very tiny worm holes at the top right corner and the right hand margin is slightly trimmed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1295534 (stock #b7155)
Japanese Woodblock Print by Hiroshige 3rd. 1874 9 1/4 x 7 ins. (23.5 x 17.7 cms) This design is from the series Tokyo Kaika Sanjurokkei (36 Views of Modern Tokyo) published in 1874. At this time Meiji Japan was fascinated by aspects of Westernisation, hence the horse-drawn carriage , the rickshaws, the Western style building and the man in Western costume. The print is in very good condition. There are 2 very tiny worm holes at the top right corner and the right hand margin is slightly trimmed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1295482

$1,950.00
Japanese antique wood block print entitled "The Cry of the Fox" from the series "One Hundred Aspects of the Moon", by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892). signed Yoshitoshi with artist's seal Yoshitoshi, engraver's mark Enkatsu, and published by Akiyama Buemon, 1886 Based on a kyogen drama, Konkai ('The Cry of the Fox'). Kyogen were short, humorous interludes staged between acts of a No play...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1295347 (stock #b6995)
A Japanese Woodblock Print by Kunichika 1865 Edo Period.  13 3/4 x 9 1/4 ins. (35 x 23.5 cms) This strong design shows an unidentified Kabuki actor under a snow-laden cherry branch. It was published by Kinjudo in 1865.  The print is in good condition with no damage and no repairs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1295199 (stock #b6992)
A Rare Japanese Woodblock Print by Kunichika 1865.  13 7/8 x 9 1/2 ins. (35.3 x 24.2 cms) This very fine design is from one of Kunichika's rarer series "Hana-sugata go Taiheiki" (Fine Figures and Words, Great Peace and Happiness) This translation of the title is taken from the example of the print on the Boston Museum website...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1295182 (stock #b7140)
14 1/4 x 9 3/4 ins. (36.3 x 24.8 cms) This design is from the series Seisho Nanatsu Iroha (The Seven Variations of the Iroha) details of the series can be found of the website kunisada.de . The actors are Nakamura Fukusuke I and ?. The series was published by Ebisuya Shoshichi in 1856. The print is in very good unfaded condition with an album backing. The bottom margin has album trimming and there is a tiny repaired worm track near the top of the left hand margin.  PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN ORI...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1295181 (stock #b7137)
14 x 9 5/8 ins. (35.5 x 24.4 cms) This rather odd scene is from the series Kokin Meifu Den (Biographies of Famous Women, Ancient and Modern) published by Uoya Eikichi in 1864. The women is the nun Ryonen (1646-1711) who had been a companion to an Imperial princess. When the princess died Ryonen wished to join the Obaku sect where her brothers were monks, but was considered too beautiful and rejected. She then scarred her face with a hot smoothing iron whereupon she was accepted for training? Lat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1295161
Shigenobu (Hiroshige II) 1826-1869. The oban tate-e triptych depicts Minamoto no Yorimitsu, Sakata no Kintoki and Watanabe no Tsuna entering the mountain home of the demons. Circa 1851-1853. Shigenobu was a pupil of Ando Hiroshige and adopted his name to become the second generation after his master's passing in 1858. Condition of these prints are faded, wrinkles - some creased, margins trimmed and uneven, light wormage and pin holes, light foxing and soil. As challenged as the condition sounds...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1294898
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View of Kasumigaseki

Signed Utagawa Hiroshige

c. 1854

Size: (Frame) 22"x 17.5" (Center): 13" x 8.5"

From a California Collection of Japanese Prints

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1294897
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Bridge In The Rain

Kawase Hasui

c. 1931

Size: Height 20" Width 14" (Frame)

From a California Collection of Modern Japanese Prints

One of the few views depicting Japan during the early part of the Showa Period (c. 1926-1940). One can see the electric poles and other "modern" conveniences amidst a traditional scene with residences and a bridge.

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Zentsuji in the Rain

Kawase Hasui

c.1936

Size: (Frame): Height 20" Width 14"

From a California Collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1287319

$950.00
Japanese woodblock print by shin-hanga artist Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) titled "Rainy Yasuniwa, Nagano Prefecture", Hotei #480. Titled and signed, with 6mm cartouche in bottom right corner. Framed. Size: (entire frame) 15" height, 20.25" width (artwork only) 10" height, 14" width