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Spring 2021 Sale — Recent Update

This page lists only those art works featured on our website's Spring 2021 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.

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The descriptions of art works here and on the linked pages were written by John Fiorillo.


Japanese Prints, Paintings, and Related Works from Kamigata (Osaka-Kyoto Region)
Ashiyuki ASY46

Ashiyuki: (Arashi Rikan II (二代目 嵐璃寛) as Miyamoto Musashi (宮本武蔵) in Katakiuchi nitô no eiyûki ( 復讐二島英勇記), Chikugo Theater, Osaka, 1/1832, deluxe ôban nishiki-e

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Enjaku EJK07

Enjaku: (1R) Nakamura Tamashichi I (中村玉七) as kamiyui (hair dresser) Goroshichi (髪結 五郎七); (2R) Nakamura Kanjaku II (中村翫雀) as Sakuragawa Ranchô (櫻川蘭蝶) Wakagi no adanagusa (Notorious guises at the Wakagi: 和木仇名草), Tenma shrine theater, Osaka, 8/1858, deluxe chûban nishiki-e

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Hirosada HSD74

Hirosada: (1R) Onoe Tamizô II (尾上多見蔵) as Hosokawa Masafusa (細川政房); (2R) Kataoka Gadô II (片岡我童) as Oguri Hangan (小栗判官); (3R) Kataoka Ichizô I (片岡市蔵) as Kazama Hachirô (風間八郎) in Act 2 of Oguri monogatari (小栗物語 巻ノ弐 in the play Hime kurabe futaba ezôshi (Picture-book comparison of twin blades and the princess: (姫競双葉絵草紙), Kado Theater (角の芝居), Osaka, 1/1851, deluxe chûban nishiki-e triptych

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Hirosada HSD75

Hirosada: (1R) Jitsukawa Ensaburô (実川延三郎) as Nagoya Sanza (名古屋山三); (2R) Mimasu Daigorô IV (三枡大五郎) as (Umezu Kamon (梅津嘉門); (3R) Mimasu Baisha (枡梅舎) as Zenba Saemon (斯波左衛門) and Mimasu Gennosuke II (三枡源之助) as Sarujirô (猿次郎) in Sato moyô kabuki no inazuma (花街模様劇稲妻), Act 3 Inazuma (稲妻双紙 巻ノ三), Naka Theater, Osaka, 9/1850, deluxe chûban nishiki-e triptych

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Hirosada HSD76

Hirosada: Onoe Tamizô II (二代目 尾上多見蔵) as a man catching a giant carp (koi tsukami, 鯉つかみ) in Saishiki matsu no mizuage (A multi-colored pine in the torrent: 彩色松水勢), one of "Suikoden five changes" (Suikoden gohen, 水興傳五変) Kado Theater, Osaka, 8/1850, chûban nishiki-e

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Hirosada HSD77

Hirosada: (1R) Arashi Rikan III (三代目 嵐璃寛) as Sarashina (さらしな); (2R) Arashi Rikaku II (嵐璃珏) as Sarashina's son Yamanaka Shikanosuke (山中鹿の助); (3R) Kataoka Gado II (二代目 片岡我) as Aiki Morinosuke (あい木森之介) in Keisei hana ikada (A courtesan’s flower and a departing boat: けいせい花發船), Chikugo Theater, Osaka, chûban nishiki-e triptych

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Hirosada HSD78

Hirosada: (1R) Nakamura Daikichi III (三代目 中村大吉) as Osan (おさん); (2R) Kataoka Gadô II (二代目 片岡我当) as Mohei (茂兵衛) in Daikyôji mukashi goyomi (The almanac maker and the old almanac: 大経師昔暦), Chikugo Theater, Osaka, 10/1850, chûban nishiki-e diptych

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Hirosada HSD79

Hirosada: (1R) Nakamura Tomosa II (二代目 中村友三) as [Miyakawa] Giheiji (三河屋義平次); (2R) Nakamura Utaemon IV (四代目 中村歌右衛門) as Danshichi Kurobei (団七九郎兵衛) in Natsu matsuri Naniwa kagami(Mirror of the Osaka summer festival: 夏祭忠孝花鑑), Naka Theater, Osaka, 5/1850, chûban nishiki-e diptych

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Hokuei HKE91

Hokuei: (1R) Ichikawa Yonejûrô I (市川米十郎) as musume [young woman] Miyuki (娘みゆき); (2R) Kataoka Gatô I (片岡我当) as Miyagi Asojirô (宮城阿曽治郎) in Keisei tsukushi no tsumagoto (Courtesan: Playing the tsukushi koto: 傾城筑紫𤩍), unidentified theater, c. 1834-1836, ôban nishiki-e

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hokushu HKS62

Hokushû: Nakamura Utaemon III (中村歌右衛門) as Reizan Kokushi, actually Ishikawa Goemon (霊山國師実は石川五右衛門) in Kinmon gosan no kiri (The Golden Gate and Paulownia Crest: 金門五三桐), Naka Theater, Osaka, 2/1822, ôban nishiki-e

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hokushu HKS63

Hokushû: Nakamura Utaemon III (中村歌右衛門) as Katô Masakiyo (加藤正清) in Hachijin shugo no honjô (Eight battle arrays to protect Honjô Castle: 八陣守護城北堀江), Kado Theater, Osaka, 9/1820, ôban nishiki-e

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Isshusai Kunikazu KKZ16

Isshûsai Kunikazu: Tetsudô oku jôki no zu (View of land-steamer railway: 鐵道陸蒸気之圖), c. 1870s, horizontal hosoban nishiki-e

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Kunimasu KMS47

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, 5/1848; Print Title: Honchô gishinden (Tales of honour and loyalty of our country: 本朝義信傳), chûban nishiki-e

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Shigeharu HSD54

Shigeharu: Nakamura Utaemon III (中村歌右衛門) as Asama Saemon (浅間左衛門) in Katakiuchi takane no taiko (Revenge and the thunderous noise of the drum: 復讐高音鼓), Naka Theater, Osaka, 9/1831, ôban nishiki-e

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Shigeharu HSD55

Shigeharu: Nakamura Utaemon III (中村歌右衛門) as Akizuki Daizen (秋月大膳) in Hanafubuki uta no nadokoro (A song of flowers, snow, & clear water: 花雪歌清水), Kado Theater, Osaka, 1/1829, ôban nishiki-e

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Yoshitaki YST29

Yoshitaki: Nine actors in Keisei somewake tazuna (A courtesan's reins dyed in different colors: 契情染分綱), Naka Theater (中の芝居), Osaka, 1/1863, chûban nishiki-e triptych

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Japanese Prints, Paintings, and Related Works from Edo
Kunisada KNS13

Kunisada: Kawarazaki Gonjûrô (河原崎権十郎) as [Arajishi] Otokonosuke (荒獅子男の助) in Koi Musubu Uchiwa no Datehimo (恋取組団伊達紐), Ichimura-za (市村座), Edo, 1/1862, ôban nishiki-e

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Utagawa Sadahide SDD02

Utagawa Sadahide: Kanagawa Yokohama kakaku no kôkei (View of the Pleasure Quarter at Yokohama in Kanagawa: 神名川横濱華郭之光景), 2/1860, ôban nishiki-e triptych

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Katsukawa Shunsho SHO02

Katsukawa Shunshô: Segawa Kikunojô III (三代目 瀬川菊之烝) as a courtesan standing beside a stream, possibly in the role of Iwakoshi of the Oiso-ya in the play Okazari kotobuki Soga (Grand decoration for the felicitous Soga: 大飾壽曾我), Kiri-za, Edo, 1/1786, hosoban nishiki-e

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Isshunsai Yoshikazu YKZ03

Isshunsai Yoshikazu: Bunji gannen kugatsu jûshichinichi Rokujô Horikawa youchi no zu (Night Attack at Horikawa in Rokujô on the 17th Day of the 9th Month, 1185: 文治元年九月十七日六條堀河夜討之圖), c. 1847-52, ôban nishiki-e triptych

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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi YSO01

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi: Sanpogashitasô Meiji nenkan saikun no fûzoku (Strolling — the appearance of an upper-class wife of the Meiji era: 遊歩がしたそう明治年間妻君之風俗), from the series Fûzoku sanjûnisô (Thirty-two aspects of daily life: 風俗三十二相), 6/1888, ôban nishiki-e

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Japanese Modern Prints, Paintings, and Related Works
Azechi Umetaro AZH04

Azechi Umetarô: Taishô ike (Taishô Pond: 大正池), sôsaku hanga woodblock print, 1949, large ôban woodcut 28.5 x 38.8 cm

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Fukazawa Sakuichi FKZ02

Fukazawa Sakuichi: Match between Waseda and Keio Universities at Meiji Jingu Baseball Stadium (Meiji Jingu Kyujo Sokeisen), sôsaku hanga woodblock print, December 1931, 19.8 x 26.8 cm

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Ido Masao IDO05

Idô Masao: Yûbae (Sunset glow: 夕映え), sôsaku hanga woodblock print, self-carved, self-printed, self-published, 1997, Edition no.: 121/250, large modern print 42.2 x 53.7 cm

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Clifton Karhu KRH01

Clifton Karhu: "Evening Lights," 1979, edition no. 81/100, sôsaku hanga woodblock print, self-carved, self-printed, self-published, edition no.: 81/100, oversize modern print, 23.8 x 64.2 cm

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Kawanishi KWN17

Kawanishi Hide: Kobe-kô (Kobe Harbor: 神戸港), view of ships in Kobe harbor, c. 1951-53, sôsaku hanga woodblock print, large ôban
27.8 x 39.9 cm

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Kawanishi KWN18

Kawanishi Hide: Kôkasen (Elevated Railway: 高架線) from the series Kobe hyakkei (One Hundred Views of Kobe: 神戸百景), 1935, sôsaku hanga woodblock print, 16.7 x 27.7 cm

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Nakagawa Isaku 02

Nakagawa Isaku: Kamiyui (Dressing the hair: 髪結), sôsaku hanga woodblock print, aiban format, 29.5 x 21.2 cm

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Obata ChiuraOBT13

Obata Chiura: Islands off the California coast, painting, circa 1940s, double ôban 39.5 x 52.5 cm

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Onchi Koshiro ONC06

Onchi Kôshirô: Nihon no hana (Flowers of Japan: 日本の花); longer title Shikashû Nihon no hana (An anthology of poetry, Flowers of Japan: 詞華集 日本の花), May 1946; size when closed: 25.9 x 18.3 cm; 126 pp. text + images; 3 pp. index; 2 pp. brief biographies of each poem

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Sekino Junichiro SEK05

Sekino Jun'ichirô: Taishô no shônen (Taishô Boy: 大正の少年), privately printed sôsaku hanga book with twelve monochrome prints, one two-color print, and 34 text pages, 1972, edition of 150, brush-signed, 28.5 x 21.5 cm

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Tagawa Ken TGW01

Tagawa Ken: Shinpan Nagasaki fûkei (Newly published views of Nagasaki: 新板長崎風景); Tagawa Kenichi hanga shû (Collection of prints by Tagawa Kenichi: 田川憲一版画集), sôsaku hanga book, 1934, no. 44/200 private edition, 31.0 x 22.5 cm

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Tokuriki Tomikichiro TKR05

Tokuriki Tomikichirô: Inari no ningyô-ten (Inari doll store: 稲荷の人形店); Series: Kyôraku jûnidai no uchi (Twelve themes in the Capital [Kyoto]: 京洛十二題之内), 1938, sôsaku hanga woodblock print, 25.5 x 33.3 cm

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Tokuriki Tomikichiro TKR06

Tokuriki Tomikichirô: Naniwa meibutsu Tenjin Matsuri (Tenjin Festival, Specialty of Osaka: 浪速名物天神祭), from the series Osaka meisho (Famous Places in Osaka: 大阪), 1955, modern woodblock print, large ôban, 26.5 x 39.6 cm

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Tokuriki Tomikichiro TKR07

Tokuriki Tomikichirô: Hiunkaku (Flying Cloud Pavilion: 飛雲閣), modern woodblock print, 1933, large ôban, 29.5 x 41.5 cm

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Tokuriki Tomikichiro TKR08

Tokuriki Tomikichirô: Kurama-dera (鞍馬寺), given in the maple-leaf cartouche as Kyoto, Kurama raku-hoku (Kurama, Northern Kyoto: 洛くらまらく北), 1933, large ôban, 31.7 x 42.1 cm

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Yoshida Toshi YDT02

Yoshida Tôshi: "Japanese Antelopes in Snow" (Kamoshika to yuki: 羚羊と雪), 1981, edition 131/800, double-ôban modern print, 55.2 x 40.5 cm

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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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bks10

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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