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Lot 0197
Author: Munekazu Tajima
Title: [A Collection of Monotonobu's Paintings]
Place Published: Tokyo
Publisher:Shimbi Shoin
Date Published: 1903-1907

3 volumes. Japanese text. Collotype plates throughout after paintings. 43x31 cm (16¾x12¼"), illustrated cloth, string ties, chitsus with bone clasps.

Extensively illustrated worm reproducing the paintings of Kano Motonobu (1476-1559). He was a member of the Kan? school of painting. Through his political connections, patronage, organization, and influence he was able to make the Kan? school into what it is today. The system was responsible for the training of a great majority of painters throughout the Edo period (1603-1868).


Chitsus worn, fabric covering coming off in places; volumes in very good or better condition.

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Paintings by Motonobu, 1903-7, 3 volumes

Estimate $500 - $800Jun 28, 2018