Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1837 VR item #1372312 (stock #4473)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£65.00
A Japanese woodblock print of a kneeling male figure drying a shō, a traditional musical instrument of the reed family, a form of mouth organ, over a brazier. The print is attributed to Kitao Masanobu, 1761~1816 and probably dates to the late 18th century.

A good impression with some gauffrage on the kimono collar. The mount is inscribed in pencil “Mafsanobu”.

Approximately 20.3 x 14.4 cm. The print is laid by the edges to thin card. It is foxed at the edges...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1353668 (stock #4410)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£85.00
A Japanese woodblock print from Ukiyo fuzoku Yamato nishiki-e (Japanese colour prints in Ukiyo style). The portrait is by Kabukido Enkyo, active 1796, of the Kabuki actor Ichikawa Yaozo III as Umeomaru.

This print is from the celebrated set of reproductions of the best of ukiyo-e art published in 12 large vols. 240 woodblock-printed reproductions of famous ukiyo-e prints. 1914. The project was overseen by Hashiguchi Goyo, 1880-1921, who also provided text and cover designs...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353554 (stock #4408)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
The right-hand sheet from the Yokohama-e triptych by Utagawa Hiroshige III (1843–1894) titled Yokohama Kagandori no fûkei, ‘Foreign Ships at the Seafront in Yokohama’. Signed Oju Hiroshige hitsu. Published 5th month, 1870.

He was a pupil of Andō Hiroshige.

A striking and decorative depiction of an European trading ship, ‘Black ship’,

Approximately 34.5cm x 23cm. Laid onto thick paper. A few stitching holes on right edge...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353550 (stock #4407)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
Shirohato Hachiman Shrine from the series ‘Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road’ Tôkaidô meisho fûkei, also known as the Processional Tôkaidô, Gyôretsu Tôkaidô, here called Tôkaidô meisho no uchi. Published by Seibundô Masakichi. 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 5th month.

Ichieisai Yoshitsuya 1822 ~ 1866. was a pupil of Kuniyoshi.

Approximately 36 cm x 25cm. A few sewing holes in left margin. A good impression with fine fresh colour and in very good condition...