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- Object: Kyuhodo gafu 九峰堂画譜 (Kyuhodo's Picture-album)
Illustrated book, folding album. 2 vols. 'Shijo' style illustrations. Colour woodblock-printed.
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Height: 30 centimetres
Width: 19.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Hillier and Smith 1980
This posthumously issued work of Nikka, prepared and published by his pupil Kyuka, is one of the most handsome of later 'Shijo gafu'.
Brown, Louise Norton, 'Block Printing and Book Illustration in Japan', London and New York, 1924, p. 95.
Holloway, Owen E, 'Graphic Art of Japan: The Classical School', London, 1957, no. 43.
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, pp. 401-2.
'Catalogue of the de Roos Collection of Japanese Illustrated Books', Sotheby & Co., London, 17 May 1972, no. 262.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
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- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: JH.363 (Hillier no.)