4506 - 4625 FINE ARTS - JAPANESE PRINTS, DRAWINGS AND ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, ORIENTAL ARTS
- All fingersoiled/ stained in margins and sl. dam. in lower blank corners, first print repaired in upper margin.
Anonymous (19th cent.). (Lady seated in front of her wicker box near a window). Col. woodcut surimono, 13,8x18,2 cm.
- Tipped onto mount along upper margin; sl. faint impression.
AND 2 col. woodcut koban, both by unidentified artist, both tipped onto mount along upper margin: (A bird perched on a branch) and (A duck swimming past a flowering lily).
- Partly waterst.; some creases, (closed) tears and sm. holes/ dam. spots; one spot in the centre painted over w. green.
= Rare contemporary "eyewitness" rendering of gruesome scenes of slaughter during the Boxer Rebellion (1899-1901), showing hanging, stabbing and brutal decapitation of foreigners and Chinese christians. The location could not be identified. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIX.
- Sl. dam./ image loosening from rolling; stamp on verso.
- Waterstained in upper right and lower left corner, sl. affecting the image.
- Some brown (water)stains in the image; sm. annot. on verso.
- Laid down. Fine.
= Provenance: H.J. van Heek (1864-1930), purchased on a business trip to the Netherlands Indies in 1920.
- Both laid down. Very fine.
= Provenance: H.J. van Heek (1864-1930), purchased on a business trip to the Netherlands Indies in 1920. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIX.
- Creased copy; frontwr. sl. foxed. = Rare.
- Without the board chemise. Lacks one tie, otherwise a nice copy.
= Both vols. versions of 100 Poems by 100 Poets.
- Sold w.a.f.
- Sl. creased in margins; sl. faded; a few foxed spots.
Idem. (Bijin walking barefoot past a tree). Col. woodcut ôban, signed Keisai Eisen ga, publ. Kiyomizuya, kiwame seal.
- Upper left corner browned; both top corners w. binding hole; lower margin fingersoiled.
- Only 1 (of 2) vols. Pastedowns loosening at corners (2x w. sm. tear). Wr. sl. soiled/ worn; cloth box sunned at margins.
= Provenance: the collection of the Flemish author Gerard Walschap, who received it as a gift from the Dutch author Johan Fabricius in the 1930s.
- All sl. fingersoiled in lower left corner; one print w. 2 sm. stains in image.
- Yellowed. = From the series: Yakumo no Chigiri.
- Both vols. w. sm. wormholes in upper margin Boards sl. worn.
= Vol. 1 and 3 from the series Nihon meiga kagami.
- Both fine. = Both from the series Gishi Shiju-Shichi Zu (The 47 faithful samurai).
AND 1 other by the same.
- Trifle creased in margins. = Chaïkin 57.
AND 2 similar col. woodcut ôban triptychs: NAKAMURA AKIKA, "Genzan kôshin Nisshin ryôgun Heijô dai-gekisen no zu" (The Genzan soldiers marching on Phyöng-Yang and the fierce battle between the Japanese and Chinese troops) (Chaïkin 27) and GEKKO, "Nisshin sensô Kyûrenjô daishô no zu" (The Great Victory at Jiuliancheng) (not in Chaïkin).
- Sl. smudged; sl. creased. = From a series comparing women to flowers.
AND 2 other col. woodcut ôban: one by the same showing a seated man writing a poem on a standing folding screen, two other men watching him (mounted) and the lefthand sheet of a triptych by NOBUKAZU.