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Auction archive: Lot number 570

Katsukawa Shunshô 勝川春章...

Estimate
€200 - €400
ca. US$211 - US$423
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 570

Katsukawa Shunshô 勝川春章...

Estimate
€200 - €400
ca. US$211 - US$423
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Katsukawa Shunshô 勝川春章 (JAPAN,1726-1792) Kabuki actor holding a samurai katana Edo period, circa 1770s – 1780s Hosoban tata-e woodbock print 31,5 x 14 cm Provenance: A large collection of 100+ Japanese woodblock prints, properties from a French collector. Notes: Shunshō Katsukawa was a Japanese painter and printmaker in the ukiyo-e style, and the leading artist of the Katsukawa school. Shunshō studied under Miyagawa Shunsui, son and student of Miyagawa Chōshun, both equally famous and talented ukiyo-e artists. Shunshō is most well known for introducing a new form of yakusha-e, prints depicting Kabuki actors. However, his bijin-ga (images of beautiful women) paintings are widely praised by scholars. 2. Compare with a related print preserved in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) of Boston, USA, under accession number 06.572. Click HERE to see the related print. NOTE: CONDITION REPORTS AND MEASUREMENTS It is up to the bidder to satisfy themselves prior to buying as to the condition of a lot. In relation to Condition Reports, whilst we make certain observations on the lot, which are intended to be as helpful as possible, references in the condition report to damage or restoration are for guidance. The absence of such a reference does not imply that an item is free from defects or restoration, nor does a reference to particular defects imply the absence of any others. The condition report is an expression of opinion only and must not be treated as a statement of fact. Measurements and weight are approximate and the potential bidder may re-ask it to be checked when asking for a condition report.

Auction archive: Lot number 570
Auction:
Datum:
29 Jun 2022
Auction house:
Adams's
St Stephens Green 26
D02 X665 Dublin 2
Ireland
info@adams.ie
+353-1-6760261)
Beschreibung:

Katsukawa Shunshô 勝川春章 (JAPAN,1726-1792) Kabuki actor holding a samurai katana Edo period, circa 1770s – 1780s Hosoban tata-e woodbock print 31,5 x 14 cm Provenance: A large collection of 100+ Japanese woodblock prints, properties from a French collector. Notes: Shunshō Katsukawa was a Japanese painter and printmaker in the ukiyo-e style, and the leading artist of the Katsukawa school. Shunshō studied under Miyagawa Shunsui, son and student of Miyagawa Chōshun, both equally famous and talented ukiyo-e artists. Shunshō is most well known for introducing a new form of yakusha-e, prints depicting Kabuki actors. However, his bijin-ga (images of beautiful women) paintings are widely praised by scholars. 2. Compare with a related print preserved in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) of Boston, USA, under accession number 06.572. Click HERE to see the related print. NOTE: CONDITION REPORTS AND MEASUREMENTS It is up to the bidder to satisfy themselves prior to buying as to the condition of a lot. In relation to Condition Reports, whilst we make certain observations on the lot, which are intended to be as helpful as possible, references in the condition report to damage or restoration are for guidance. The absence of such a reference does not imply that an item is free from defects or restoration, nor does a reference to particular defects imply the absence of any others. The condition report is an expression of opinion only and must not be treated as a statement of fact. Measurements and weight are approximate and the potential bidder may re-ask it to be checked when asking for a condition report.

Auction archive: Lot number 570
Auction:
Datum:
29 Jun 2022
Auction house:
Adams's
St Stephens Green 26
D02 X665 Dublin 2
Ireland
info@adams.ie
+353-1-6760261)
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