Lot 389

SUKENOBU, HOKUSAI AND OTHER.

19th Century.

Ehon Tokiwagusa (Picture-book of Evergreen), vol.1, printed in black and white with hand painted colour, sixteen double page illustrations of  courtesans in genre scene, the postscript giving the dated Kyoho 16 (1731), the publisher’s name Morita Shotaro in Osaka, engravers Fujimura Zen’emon, Murakami Gen’uemon, artist Nishikawa Sukenobu, Kyoto, the original dark blue cover with a printed title slip 27.5 x 19cm; one volume of Hokusai Manga (Random drawings of Hokusai), published by Eirakuya, Nagoya, 23 x 16cm; a reference book with woodblock illustrations of the play Chushingura translated by Frederick V. Dickins, published by G.P.Putnam’s Sons, New York 1876, 16 x 23cm. (3)

絵本3点、西川祐信、葛飾北斎他

Estimate: £300-£500

View large image (opens in a new window/tab)