Surimono
  • Utagawa Toyokuni
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    Utagawa Toyokuni (1769-1825)- The Sixth Danjuro (Rokudaime kodama Danjuro) Performing in the Play Shibaraku. Second edition
    Circa 1830. Square surimono. Fine impression. Very good colour and condition. Album backing. Margins trimmed to borderline at top and left.
  • Utagawa Kunisada
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Woman Holding an Umbrella. From the series Hyakunin bijo (One Hundred Beauties)
    Circa 1830. Koban. 18.7 x 12.7cm. Fine impression with metallic printing and embossing on the outline of the figure. Fine colour and condition.
  • Utagawa Kunisada
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Woman Holding a Bowl. From the series Hyakunin bijo (One Hundred Beauties)
    Circa 1830. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour and condition.
    $800
  • Keisai Eisen
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    Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)- A Woman with an Umbrella. From the series Tosei sanjurokkasen (Thirty-six Poets in Contemporary Style)
    Circa 1830. Koban. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour and condition.
    $680
  • Keisai Eisen
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    Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)- A Woman Seated with a Comb. From the series Tosei sanjurokkasen (Thirty-six Poets in Contemporary Style)
    Circa 1830. Koban. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour and condition.
    $680
  • Utagawa Kunisada
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Standing Beauty. From the series Hyakunin bijo (One Hundred Beauties)
    Ca. 1830ís. Koban. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour and condition.
    $800
  • Utagawa Kunisada
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Ichikawa Danjuro VII as I no Hanata.
    1820. The left-hand sheet of a triptych. 1820. Square surinomo. 20.9 x 18.1 cm. Edo no surimono (Chiba City Art Museum), no. 255; Amsterdam/IV/145. Fine impression and colour with metallic printing. Very good condition. Trimmed to the borderline at left and re-margined.
  • Utagawa Sadakage
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    Utagawa Sadakage (Active 1818-1844)- A Standing Beauty.
    Ca. 1830. Square surimono. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour. Very good condition. Printing creases.
  • Anonymous
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    Anonymous - Two Puppies.
    1790. Small surimono. 13.2 x 13.6 cm. Fine impression, colour and condition. The text reads, "Produced at the residence of Shibaura on a spring day in 1790" (Kanoe inu shunjitsu Shibaura-teichu ni oite tsukuru). Another impression is in an album of surimono in the British Museum.
    $1,100.
  • Utagawa Kunisada
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Ichikawa Danjuro VII, Iwai Kumesaburo II and Matsumoto Koshiro V on the Bank of the Sumida River in Snow
    From an untitled series of Settsugekka (Snow, Moon and Flowers). Circa 1825. Koban triptych. 18.2 x 37cm. Izzard, Kunisada's World, no. 45. Fine impression with extensive blind printing. Fine colour. Backed. Very good condition.
  • Yamagata Soshin
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    Yamagata Soshin (1818-1862)- Carp
    1861. Large surimono. 43.3 x 56.9 cm. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition with the usual folds and slight creasing.
    $680
  • Ryuryuko Shinsai
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    Ryuryuko Shinsai (Active 1799-1823)- Hina Dolls
    Circa 1810s. Small surimono. 20.8 x 13.9cm. Fine impression with metallic printing and exquisite gauffrage. Fine colour and condition.
    $2,500
  • Utagawa Kunisada
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Young Geisha/Prostitute: Fukugawa (Fukagawa shinko). From the series Edo meisho (Famous Places of Edo)
    Circa 1824-5. Koban. Kunisadaís World, no. 36/5. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition with a few faint stains.
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Courtesan Seated with a Koto on Her Lap. Hodogaya. From the series Bijin awase gojusantsugi (Collection of Beauties for the Fifty-three Stations)
    Circa 1830. Koban 18.9 x 12.7cm. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour and condition.
  • Shibata Zeshin
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    Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891)- Still-life of Gardening Tool and Plum. Surimono
    Circa 1860ís. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition. Surimono.
    $350
  • Yokoyama Seiki
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    Yokoyama Seiki (1793-1865)- Leaf
    Circa 1850. Small surimono. Fine impression, colour and condition with the usual folds. The original wrapper is present. Surimono.
    $450
  • Signature unread
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    Signature unread - A Monkey Riding a Hobby Horse. Signature Unread
    Circa 1870ís. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition with a few small stains. Surimono.
    $350
  • Yanagawa Shigenobu II
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    Yanagawa Shigenobu II (Active 1820s)- A Bijin and Her Attendant. Flower of the Heights (Takane no hana). No. 1 from the series Hana awase (Comparison of Flowers)
    Early 1830ís. Square surimono. Fine impression with metallic printing. Very good colour and condition.
  • Yashima Gakutei
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    Yashima Gakutei (Ca.1786-1868)- A top left sheet from a hexaptych showing men performing the sparrow dance (suzume odori). From the series Katsuhika rokuban tsuzuki (A Series of Six Prints for the Katshushika Poetry Club)
    Cira 1825. Square surimono. Surimono. Amsterdam. 2013, no. 455. . Fine impression and colour with metallic printing. Very good condition. No example of the complete hexaptych is known, though in addition to the Rijksmuseumís print, individual impressions are in the Metropolitan Museum and the Chester Beatty Library.
  • Hotei Gosei
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    Hotei Gosei (active circa 1804-1844)- Still life with Lacquer Box and Toy.
    Circa 1810ís. Square surimono. Fine impression with metallic printing and extensive gauffrage. Fine colour. Very good condition.
    $2,200
  • Totoya Hokkei
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    Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850)- King Raryo
    Early 1830ís. Square surimono. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour. Spencer no. 82. As Roger Keyes notes in the Spencer Collection catalogue, this surimono shows a Chinese King who conceals his face with a ferocious mask to defeat his enemies. The dragon on the helmet may indicate the publication date of 1832, a Dragon Year.
    $2,900
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