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Spring 2018 Sale

This page lists only those art works featured on our website's March 2018 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.

Anonymous Kyoto ANK05

Anonymous Kyoto: Asao Gakujûrô I (淺尾額十郎) as Morinaga (盛長) and Sawamura Kunitarô II (沢村国太郎) as Imoto (younger daughter) Tagasode (妹 誰袖) in Kajiwara Heizô kitai no ishikiri (梶原平三希代伐), unidentified performance possibly at the Kyoto Shijô Kitakawa no Shibai, c. 1822-30, hosoban kappazuri-e

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Anonymous Kyoto ANK05

Anonymous Kyoto: (R) Asao Okuyama II (淺尾奥山) as [Daibutsu] Mochiya Sôemon (や宗右衛門) and (L) Asao Gakujûrô I (淺尾額十郎) as Hayakawa Takakage (早川景) in Kinmon gosan no kiri (金門五三桐), unidentified performance and theater, Kyoto, c. 1822-30, hosoban kappazuri-e

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Anonymous Osaka ANO05

Anonymous Osaka: Nakamura Shikan II as Tawara Tota Hidesato in Otoko narikeri onna Masakado (男哉婦将門), Kado Theater, Osaka, 10/1834, ôban nishiki-e

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Ashiyuki ASY41

Ashiyuki: Arashi Rikan II as Miyamoto Musashi in Katakiuchi nitô no eiyûki, Chikugo Theater, Osaka, 1/1832, ôban nishiki-e

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Ashiyuki ASY42

Ashiyuki: (R) Arashi Kitsusaburô II (嵐橘三郎) as Toyama Jinzaburô (遠山甚三郎), (L) Fujikawa Tomokichi II (藤川友吉) as the courtesan [keisei] Hanaogi (けいせい花扇) in Yoshiwara saiken no zu (View of the Yoshiwwara courtesan's directory: 吉原細見圖), Kitahorie Theater, Osaka, 2/1826, ôban nishiki-e

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Hirosada HSD70

Hirosada: (R) Nakamura Utaemon IV (中村歌右衛門) as Gotobei (五斗兵衛); (L) Jitsukawa Ensaburô (実川延三郎) as Kabu Nobusuke (下部延助) and Kataoka Ichizô (片岡市蔵) as Kabu Ichihei (下部市平) in Yoshitsune koshigoe jô (Yoshitsune's Koshigoe petition: 義經腰越状), Naka Theater, Osaka, 8/1850, uncut chûban diptych nishiki-e

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Hokuei HKE72

Hokuei: (R) Iwai Shijaku I as Osuma no Kata, and (L) Bandô Jûtarô I as Sasaya Hanbei in Honobonoto ura no asagiri, Naka Theater, Osaka, 9/1832, deluxe ôban diptych nishiki-e

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Hokuei HKE73

Hokuei: (R) Arashi Rikan II (嵐璃寛) as Miyomoto Tomojirô (宮本友治郎) = Miyamoto Musashi (宮本無三四); and (L) Arashi Tokusaburô III (嵐徳三郎) as keisei (courtesan) Musashino (傾城むさしの) in Katakiuchi nitô eiyûki (復讐二島英勇記), Onishi Theater, Osaka, 1/1832, ôban diptych nishiki-e

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Hokuei HKE74

Hokuei: Arashi Rikan II as Washinoo Saburô in Suma no miyako Genpei tsutsuji, Naka Theater, Osaka, 11/1835; Series: Ryukô kagami no ooi (流行鏡の覆); ôban nishiki-e

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Kiyosada KYS03

Kagematsu: (R) Kataoka Gado II (片岡我當) as Anno Heibei (安の平兵衛), (L) Jitsukawa Ensaburô I (実川延三郎) as Kakuzaemon (角左衛門) in Otokodate itsutsu karigane (男作五雁金), 4/1841, ôban diptych nishiki-e

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Kiyosada KYS03

Kiyosada: (R) Kataoka Ichizô I (片岡市蔵) as Banzuin Chôbei (番ずゐ長兵衛) and (L) Jitsukawa Ensaburô I (実川延三郎) as Hirai Gonpachi (白井権八) in Hiyokumon kuruwano nishiki-e (双紋廓錦絵), Takeda (竹田) Theater, Osaka, 11/1847, chûban diptych nishiki-e

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Kunihiro KUH40

Kunihiro: (R) Iwai Shijaku I as Takao and (L) Sawamura Tosshô I as Yorikane in Meiboku Sendai hagi, Naka Theater, Osaka, 3/1834, ôban diptych nishiki-e

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Kunihiro KUH41

Kunihiro: (R) Iwai Shijaku I as the meshitsukai (maidservant: 召使) Ohatsu; (L) Nakamura Utaemon III as Iwafuji and Nakamura Kashichi II as Futorigi in Tsugi awase koshiji no meiboku, Kado Theater, Osaka, 4/1832, ôban diptych nishiki-e

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Kunihiro KUH42

Kunihiro: Onoe Kikugorô III in dual roles as husband and wife Yoemon (与右衛門) and Kasane (かさね) in Kikuzuki irifune monogatari (菊月入船噺), Kado Theater, Osaka, 7/1820, ôban nishiki-e

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Kunihiro KUH43

Kunihiro: Onoe Kikugorô III as Fuwa Banzaemon (不破伴左衛門) in Kikuzuki irifune monogatari (菊月入船噺), Kado Theater, Osaka, 7/1820, ôban nishiki-e

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Kunihiro KUH44

Kunihiro: (1R) Ichikawa Ebijûrô I (市川鰕十郎) as Ukisu no Iwamatsu (うきすの岩松), (2R) Arashi Kitsusaburô II (嵐吉三郎) as the farmer [hyakusei] Jusaku (百姓十作), (3R) Sawamura Kunitarô II (沢村國太郎) as Jusaku's wife [nyôbô] Okinu (十作女房お絹) in Keisei kakehashi monogatari (けいせい棧物語) at the Naka Theater, Osaka, 5/1827, ôban triptych nishiki-e

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Kunimasu KMS38

Kunimasu: (R) Arashi Rikan II as Kagekiyo and (L) Nakamura Utaemon III as yakko (servant) Komahei; mitate, Osaka, 1833, deluxe ôban diptych nishiki-e

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Kunimasu KMS39

Kunimasu: Ichikawa Morinosuke II as Saitô Rippon(?) or possibly Saitô Ryûhon in an unidentified play and theater, circa mid-1830s, deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Kunimasu KMS40

Kunimasu: Jitsukawa Ensaburô I as Asojirô 阿曽治郎 (i.e. Komazawa Jirôzaemon) in Shôutsushi asagao banashi (生写朝顔話), Wakadayû Theater, Osaka; Print Title: Honchô gishinden 本朝義信傳), 5/1848, chûban nishiki-e

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Kunimasu KMS41

Kunimasu: Ichikawa Morinosuke II (市川森之助) as Hayase Iori (早瀬伊織) in Ehon tengachayamura (絵本殿下茶屋聚), circa 1840, ôban nishiki-e

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Kunimasu KMS42

Kunimasu: Kataoka Ichizô I (片岡市蔵) as Tetsugadake Dazaemon (鉄が嶽陀左衛門) in Sekitori senryô nobori (関取千両幟), Ônishi (大西) Theater, Osaka, 8/1839, ôban nishiki-e

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Kunimasu KMS42

Kunimasu: Onoe Tamizô II (尾上多見蔵) as Kumagai Jirô no Naozane (c) in Suma no miyako Genpei tsutsuj (須磨都源平躑躅), Kado Theater, Osaka, 9/1849; Title: Shokoku meisho no uchi (諸国名所之内); Subtitle: Settsu Suma Kumagai Naozane (Kumagai Naozane, on the beach of Suma in Settsu Province: 摂津須磨熊谷直実), deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Kunitsuru KNT02

Kunitsuru: Kanô Hinasuke VI as Adachi Tomotsuna, jitsu ha (actually) wakatô [young retainer] Gunsuke in an unidentified performance, circa autumn 1835, ôban nishiki-e

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Kunitsuru KNT02

Sadanobu: Jitsukawa Ensaburô I as Miyagi Asojirô in Shôutsushi asagao banashi (生写朝顔話), Wakadayû Theater, Osaka, 5/1848; Print title: Giyûden (義勇傳), ôban nishiki-e

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Shigeharu_ SGH46

Shigeharu: Arashi Rikan II (嵐璃寛) as Sasaki Takatsuna (佐々木高綱) in Kamakura sandaiki (鎌倉三代記) at the Ise Naka no Jizô Theater (伊勢・中地蔵), 3/1830, deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Tsunemaru TSM01

Tsunemaru: Onoe Tamizô II as Chigo [young temple page] Sutewakamaru (児捨若丸) in Keisei chigogafuchi, Onishi Theater, Osaka, 1/1836, deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Yoshida Hiroshi YSH03

Yoshida Hiroshi: Grand Canyon (Gurando Kyanion: グランドキャニオン) from the United States series (Beikoku 米国), 1925, large ôban nishiki-e

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Yoshikuni YSK26

Yoshikuni: Nakamura Utaemon III (中村歌右衛門) as a female heavenly deity (天人) from "Nine changes: New jewels of Japan" (Yoste aratani kokonobake (日本新玉九尾化) in a series of nine quick changes (Kokonobake no uchi 九変化ノ内), at the Kado Theater, Osaka, 1/1825, deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Yoshitaki YST24

Yoshitaki: Top Row: (1R) Nakamura Jakuemon (中村雀右衛門) as Miura Akusasaburô (三浦悪三郎); (2R) Onoe Tamizô II (尾上多見蔵) as Mino Shôkurô (美濃庄九郎); (3R) Nakamura Nakasuke II (中むら仲助) as landlord [teishu] Mankurô (亭主万九郎) and Onoe Shokaku (尾上松鶴) as servant [yakko] Sodehei (奴袖平); Bottom Row: (1R) Fujikawa Tomokichi III (藤川友吉) as the courtesan [keisei] Naniwazu (けいせい難波づ); (2R) Arashi Kichisaburô III (嵐吉三郎) as Akujirô Yoshizumi (悪二郎義澄); (3R) Jitsukawa Ensaburô I (実川延三郎) as Ise Shinkurô Nagauji (伊勢信九郎長氏) in Keisei ômonguchi (Courtesans at the great gate of the pleasure quarter: 契情廓大門), Naka no Shibai, Osaka; Print [Play] Title: Keisei ômonguchi (契情廓大門), 1/1862, deluxe chûban hexaptych nishiki-e

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REFERENCE BOOKS (Japanese Prints, Paintings, and Related Arts)
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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); 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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Kawanishi Hide, the retrospective: (Kawanishi Hide kaiko ten: Seitan ichihyakunijû nen (Kawanishi Hide the retrospective: 120th anniversary of his birth: 川西回顧展 • 生誕120年); catalog for a retrospective exhibition at the Kobe City Koiso Memorial Museum of Art (October 4 - December 23, 2014); 192 pages; 239 works in full color (prints, drawings, paintings)

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