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Three Woodblock Prints

Auction:
2872T
Lot:
2366
Sold for:
$523$425

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

Description:

Three Woodblock Prints, Japan, a ukiyo-e by Hiroshige (1797-1858), Otsuki Plain in Kai, from the Thirty-six Views of Fuji, oban tate-e, framed and glazed; and two shin hanga, including one by Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997), signed in pencil with seal on print, yoko-e; and Sparrow Inn by Shiro Takagi (b. 1934), 1968, 46/50, numbered, titled in Japanese, dated, and signed in pencil on bottom margin, oban tate-e, 16 x 11 5/8 in.
Estimate $300-400

buckling to Hiroshige, not examined out of frame; toning and stain to Takagi.


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Keywords

Kiyoshi Saito, Hiroshige, Japanese printmakers, Printmaking, Shin-hanga, Ukiyo-e, Japan, Shiro Takagi

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