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Fourteen Woodblock Prints

Auction:
2872T
Lot:
1873
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Discovery - 2872T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Fourteen Woodblock Prints, Japan, Hasui (1883-1957), Moon at Magome, 1930, signed with Watanabe's J-seal (1946-1957); ten manga leaves by Hokusai (1760-1849), each page to 9 3/4 x 5 1/4; one from Views of Famous Places in Edo by Hiroshige II (1826-1869), oban tate-e; one depicting Sumida River by Hiroshige (1797-1858), publisher Sanoki, oban yoko-e; one from the by Eisen (1790-1848), oban yoko-e, sizes to 14 x 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

all prints partially pasted onto matte paper, heavily toned, minor tears, the last two with central folding lines.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Japan, Hiroshige II, Hasui Kawase, Hiroshige, Hokusai, Japanese printmakers, Landscape artists, Printmaking, Sumida River, Woodblock printing

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