- Museum number
- Object: Suiseki gafu, nihen 水石画譜, 二編 (Suiseki's Picture-album, part II)
Illustrated book. One volume. Second of two in a series. Flowers, birds and still life. Colour woodblock-printed. Sealed.
- Production date
Height: 25.70 centimetres
Width: 32.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Hillier and Smith 1980
In this volume Suiseki confined himself to flowers, birds and still life, and, aided by print-makers of exceptional understanding, produced a work of which every page has the stamp of genius.
Brown, Louise Norton, 'Block Printing and Book Illustration in Japan', London and New York, 1924, p. 93.
Holloway, Owen E, 'Graphic Art of Japan: The Classical School', London, 1957, no. 52.
Hillier, J, 'The Uninhibited Brush. Japanese Art in the Shijo Style', London, 1974, ch. IX.
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. 506.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: JH.268 (Hillier no.)