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A Fan-Painting Attributed to Kyōsai

A Hand-Painted Illustration Signed by Kyosai

Seisei [Kawanabe], Kyōsai [signed by].

[Japan, ca. mid Meiji period (1870-80s)?]. Manuscript.

 

A delicately hand-painted illustration attributed to Kyōsai. The scene, possibly alluding to setsubun, is comical, with one figure seemingly mistaking an oni mask resting on the bottom of a sleeping man for a real face. A very finely executed fan-painting in Kyōsai's ...

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A Beautiful Botanical Diary, in Four Volumes

A Set of Sketchbooks of Seasonal Flowers and Plants

[Ca. Meiji 36 to 44 (1903-1911)]. In manuscript.

 

A set of four books of skillfully hand-painted flowers and animals, presumed to be by the same, unknown, Japanese artist. Most of the illustrations are captioned with the name of the flower/plant pictured and the date the sketch was made, suggesting that the books were used as ‘sketchbook diaries’ ...

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An Illustrated Scroll of Bugaku Imperial Court Dances, Delicately Coloured

Bugaku Zukan

[Ca. late Edo period (early to mid-1800s)]. Manuscript. 

 

“Alongside the closely-allied music practice of gagaku, the establishment of the bugaku tradition during the Nara (710-794) and Heian (794-1185) periods reflected a growing interest in cultural and religious practices outside Japan and became part of the Japanese imperial court's broad ...

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