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Five Shin Hanga Woodblock Prints

Auction:
2872T
Lot:
2320
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Five Shin Hanga Woodblock Prints, Japan, one by Ogata Gekko (1859-1920), signed and sealed, 10 1/4 x 13 1/2; one by Watanabe Shotei (1851-1918) depicting a pair of herons under willow tree, 11 x 8 1/8; and three unsigned prints, two of the same image depicting a bird, and one a rooster with a hen and a chick, sizes to 8 1/2 x 11 in.
Estimate $300-400

all toned, mildly stained, pasted to a matte paper except one, one with tears, creases to some, pinholes to some.


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

Shin Hanga, Hiroaki Takahashi, Japanese printmakers, Ogata Gekkō, Rooster, Shin-hanga, Watanabe Shōtei, Japan

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