Kawanabe Kyosai


Kyosai's Picture-album, vol. 1 (2nd edition)
(Kyosai Gafu Shohen)

1 vol. complete; string bound with embossed yellow covers with paper title Kyosai Gafu shohen (part one); the preface signed Senryu shi (IV); colophon with publisher Kinkado (Nakamura Sasuke), and dated Mannen 1 (1860)

ehon 8 7/8 by 6 1/4 in., 22.5 by 16 cm

H.Karlen, Catalogue of Pre- Meiji Japanese Books and Maps in Public Collections in the Netherlands, 1996, p. 427, ref. no. 1006
Tokyo University of the Arts Library, Tokyo, accession no. XB00029272.
The British Museum, London, accession no. 1915,823,0.170; & ex Hillier Collection (JH.379), accession no.1979,0305,0.379.

(inv. no. C-3476)

price: $1,800


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