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Fall 2017 Sale

This page lists only those art works featured on our website's October 2017 update. For the complete web inventory, see the Artists' Gallery. We also have many works of art not listed on our website. If you have specific interests, please contact us.

Ashiyuki ASY38

Ashiyuki: (R) Onoe Kikugorô III as Sakuramaru (桜丸) and (L) Fujikawa Tomokichi as Sakuramaru’s wife nyôbô Yae (女房八重) in Sugawara denju tenarai kagami (Mirror of learning & transmitting Sugawara's secrets of calligraphy: 菅原伝授手習鑑), Naka no Shibai, Osaka, 3/1826, ôban diptych nishiki-e

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Ashiyuki ASY39

Ashiyuki: (R) Nakamura Utaemon III as Yorikane (頼兼) and (L) Fujikawa Kayu II as Takao (高尾) in Meiboku Sendai hagi, Kado no Shibai, Osaka, 8/1816, ôban diptych nishiki-e

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Ashiyuki ASY40

Ashiyuki: (R) Ichikawa Ebijûrô I as Keyamura Rokusuke (毛谷村六助) and (L) Nakamura Utaemon III as Osono (おその) in Hikosan gongen chikai no sukedachi, Kado no Shibai, Osaka, 3/1825, ôban nishiki-e

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Hokushu HKS58

Hokushû: Memorial portrait of Arashi Kitsusaburô I (故嵐橘三郎) as Mashiba Hisayoshi (真柴久吉) in Konoshita kage hazama gassen (木下蔭狭間合戦), 9/1821, Deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Hokushu HKS59

Hokushû: Asao Gakujûrô as Mashiba Hisatsugu in Kinmon gosan no kiri, Kado Theater, Osaka, 2/1822, Deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Matsubara Naoko MAT01

Matsubara Naoko: Nô Dancer (wearing a Shôjô mask), from Kyoto Woodcuts, ed. 12/50, 1977, woodcut, large format

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Matsubara Naoko MAT02

Matsubara Naoko: Tibetan Sky E, from the Tibetan Sky series, ed. 18/25, 1989, woodcut, very large format

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Nobukatsu NKS02

Nobukatsu: Onoe Baikô III (尾上梅幸) [Kikugorô III: 三代目 尾上菊五郎] as Kanshôjô (管相々) in Sugawara denjû tanarai kagami, Takeda no shibai, Osaka, 3/1830, ôban nishiki-e

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Sadahiro SDH11

Sadahiro: (Top) Onoe Baikô [Kikugorô III] as Hirai Gonpachi and (Bottom) Mimasu Gennosuke I as Goshaku Somegorô in Ume no haru gojusan tsugi, Kado no Shibai, Osaka, 3/1841, ôban nishiki-e vertical diptych

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Sadahiro SDH11

Sadahiro: Taira no Kiyomori arresting the sunset by incantation, circa early 1840s, hosoban nishiki-e

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Sadahiro II SDR05

Sadahiro II: Sakura fan club costumes worn by four actors: (1R) Nakamura Shibazô II (中村芝蔵); (2R) Arashi Rikan IV (嵐璃寛); (3R) Nakamura Jakuemon I(中村雀右衛門); and (4R) Nakamura Kanjaku III (中村翫雀) in Yanagi no ito hikuya gohiiki (柳糸引御攝), Naka no Shibai, Osaka, 11/1869, deluxe chûban nishiki-e tetraptych

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Kunimasu KMS34)

Sadamasu: Arashi Tokusaburô III as onnadate (chivalrous woman) Ohashi in Nippon daiichi mekari no jinji (日本第和布苅神事), Onishi Theater, Osaka, 1/1838, deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Kunimasu KMS35

Sadamasu: Nakamura Tomijûrô II as Ôgiya Yûgiri in Kuruwa bunshô (Love letter from the pleasure quarter: 廓文章), Kado Theater, Osaka; from the series Haiyû tôsei kagami (Mirror of actors of the present day: 俳優當世鏡), Kado Theater, Osaka, 3/1839, deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Kunimasu KMS36

Sadamasu: Nakamura Utaemon IV as Ôboshi Yuronosuke in Kanadehon chûshingura, Naka Theater, Osaka, 1/1838, ôban nishiki-e

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Kunimasu KMS37

Sadamasu: Jitsukawa Ensaburô I as Asojirô (i.e. Komazawa Jirôzaemon) in Shôutsushi asagao banashi, Wakadayû Theater, Osaka; Print Title: Honchô gishinden (Tales of honor and fidelity in our country), 5/1848, chûban nishiki-e

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Sadamasu II SDU02

Sadamasu II: Mimasu Daigorô IV (三枡大五郎) as Ume no Yoshibei (梅乃由兵衛) in Suda no haru geiko katagi, theater unknown (probably mitate); Print Title: Mukashi banashi Naniwa jinbutsu (むかし話浪花人物) , circa early 1850s (1852?), chûban nishiki-e

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Sadanobu SDN36

Sadanobu: The color yellow (黄); Series Title: Itsutsu kinu iro no somewake ("Five colors of dyed silk": 五衣色染分), circa late 1840s – early 1850s, ôban nishiki-e

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Sadanobu SDN37

Sadanobu: Naniwa-bashi yûsuzumi (Enjoying the evening cool near Osaka Bridge: 浪花ばし夕涼), from the series Naniwa fûzoku ukare uta bijin awase no zu (Views comparing the customs and beauties of Osaka in lively song: 浪花風俗浮連歌美人合之内), circa 1850s, chûban nishiki-e

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Sadanobu SDN38

Sadanobu: Hôzenji konbiradô.... (Hôzen Temple [...?]: 法善寺金毘羅堂), from the series Naniwa fûzoku ukare uta bijin awase no zu (Views comparing the customs and beauties of Osaka in lively song: 浪花風俗浮連歌美人合之内), circa 1850s, chûban nishiki-e

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Sadayoshi SDY11

Sadayoshi: Kataoka Gatô I(片岡我當) as Miyagi Asojirô (宮城阿曽治郎) and (L) Nakamura Tomijûrô II (中村富十郎) as musume Miyuki ((娘みゆき) in Keisei tsukushi no tsumagoto, Naka no Shibai, Osaka, 1/1842, ôban nishiki-e diptych

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Shigeharu SGH41

Shigeharu: Nakamura Utaemon III (中村歌右衛門) as Kagekiyo (景きよ) manipulated in puppet fashion (ningyô-buri: 人形振) by the ningyô-tsukai Yoshida Senshi (吉田千四) as a dezukai (出つかい) in Musume Kagekiyo Yashima nikki (Yashima Diary of Kagekiyo's Daughter: 娘景清八島日記), Kado no Shibai, Osaka, 5/1831, ôban nishiki-e

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Shigeharu SGH42

Shigeharu: (1R) Nakamura Matsue III as musume [daughter] Ayaori; (2R) Nakamura Utaemon III as Ishida no Tsubone; (3R) Ichikawa Takijûrô I as Saito Kuranosuke in Musume Keisei setsugekka (Courtesan: Sun, moon, and flowers: けいせい雪月花), Kado no Shibai, Osaka, 1/1830, ôban nishiki-e triptych

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Shigeharu SGH43

Shigeharu: Shima of of the Ômiya (あふみやしま) in a robe of many colors (hanairokoromo: 花色ころも), with Fusa (ふさ) of the Ômiya as a Zen acolyte (禅門同), from the series Osaka Naniwa Shimanouchi nerimono (Costume parade in Shimanouchi, Osaka: 浪花嶋之内ねりもの), 6/1828, ôban nishiki-e

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Shigeharu SGH44

Shigeharu: Miyo (みよ) of the Izutsuya (いずつや) as a hachitaki ("bowl beater": 鉢叩), from the series Osaka Naniwa Shimanouchi nerimono (Costume parade in Shimanouchi, Osaka: 浪花嶋之内ねりもの), 6/1828, ôban nishiki-e

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Shigeharu SGH45

Shigeharu: (1R) Seki Sanjûrô II as Hangan; (2R) Arashi Rikan II as Wakanosuke and (3R) Nakamura Utaemon III as Moronaô in Taiheiki chûshin kôshaku (Story of the loyal chronicle of great peace: 太平記忠臣講釈), Naka no Shibai, Osaka, 10/1835, ôban nishiki-e triptych

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Shigeharu SGN03

Shigenobu: The courtesan Hinaji-dayû (雛治太夫) of the Higashi-Ôgiya (東扇屋) as Tawara Tôda (俵藤太); Series Title: Osaka Shinmachi nerimono (Costume Parade in Shinmachi, Osaka: 大坂新町ねりも乃), circa 6/1822, ôban nishiki-e

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Shigeharu SGN04

Shigenobu: The courtesan Hanazono-dayû (花園太夫) of the Naka-Oriya (中折屋) in butterfly (kochô: 胡蝶) robes; Series Title: Osaka Shinmachi nerimono (Costume Parade in Shinmachi, Osaka: 大坂新町ねりも乃) , circa 6/1822, ôban nishiki-e

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REFERENCE BOOKS (Japanese Prints, Paintings, and Related Arts)
bks09

Floating world prints in Kamigata, the sophistication of Osaka and Kyoto artists: (Kamigata no ukiyo-e, Osaka Kyoto no sui to waza: 上方の浮世絵  大坂京都粋と技); Softcover catalog for an exhibition at the Osaka Museum of History (April 19 - June 1, 2014) and the Yamaguchi Prefectural Hagi Uragami Museum (September 9 - October 13, 2014); 260 pages; 213 works in full color

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