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Thirty-nine Woodblock Prints

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2957T
Lot:
1536
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Auction:
Discovery - 2957T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 10, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Thirty-nine Woodblock Prints, Japan, Ogata Gekko (1859-1920), thirty from the forty-seven series of Gekko Zuihitsu (Gekko's Essays) including the cover; three from Nihon Hana zue (Flowers of Japan); one from Genji Fifty-four Chapters; two from Customs and Manners of Women; and three from Twelve Months of Ukiyo-e, all oban tate-e except the last three yoko-e, sizes to 14 3/4 x 10 in.
Estimate $20-200

overall toning, some with minor tears and creases, three yoko-e, backed with folding line in the center.


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Keywords

Gekko Zuihitsu, Communication design, Gekko, Japanese art, Ogata Gekkō, Printmaking, Ukiyo-e, Visual arts, Woodblock printing in Japan, Japan

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