- Museum number
- Object: So Shiseki gafu 宋紫石画譜 (So Shiseki's Picture-album)
Illustrated book. Vol. 1 from a set of three volumes. Designs demonstrating the artist's style. Partly colour, woodblock-printed.
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Height: 26.80 centimetres
Width: 18 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Hillier and Smith 1980
The colour prints are experimental, with some affinity to the prints in the 'Mustard Seed Garden Painting Manual' (1979, 0305, 091 and 1979, 0305, 095).
Brown, Louise Norton, 'Block Printing and Book Illustration in Japan', London and New York, 1924, p. 114.
Holloway, Owen E, 'Graphic Art of Japan: The Classical School', London, 1957, no. 49.
Mitchell, C H, with the assistance of Ueda, Osamu, 'The Illustrated Books of the Nanga, Maruyama, Shijo and Other Related Schools of Japan. A Biobibliography', Los Angeles, 1972, p. 502.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
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- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: JH.111 (Hillier no.)