Author: Kaniroku Kubota
Title: [Pictures of the Shijo school]
Place Published: Tokyo
Date Published: 1911
With 47 plates on thick paper, reproducing paintings; printed tissue guards. 49.3x31 cm (19½x12¼"), decorated cloth, paper cover label, chitsu.
Excellent reproductions of paintings by artists of the Shijo school, also known as the Maruyama-Shij? school, an offshoot of the Maruyama school of Japanese painting founded by Maruyama ?kyo, and his former student Matsumura Goshun in the late 18th century. The school is named after the Shij? Street ("Fourth Avenue") in Kyoto where many major artists were based. Pencil notations in English on preliminary pages, and artists identified on the tissue guards.