Lot of 3 original wood engravings (1 simple + 1 diptych) - Kono Bairei (1844-1895) - "Bairei hyakucho gafu" 楳嶺百鳥画譜 天 (Bairei's Album of One Hundred Flowers and Birds) - 1881 (Meiji 14)
Kōno Bairei 幸野 楳嶺 (March 3rd 1844 - February 20th 1895)
Japanese painter, book illustrator, and art teacher, Yasuda Bairei was born in Kyoto. Member of the Ukiyo-e school, he was a master of Kacho-e painting (depiction of birds and flowers) from the Meiji era
These three woodcuts (1 diptych + 1 simple) are a unique opportunity to acquire a superb lot of original Kono Bairei prints with his seal.
Format of one woodblock print : 243 x 168 mm
format of the diptych : 243 x 336 (168x2) mm
Prints in very good condition, very fresh colours.
No great damages, nothing has happened to the prints. 4 binding holes.
Attention: the last photo is provided as an example of framework and is not part of the lot.
- Lot of 3 original engravings on wood (1 simple + 1 diptych)
- 1881 (Meiji 14)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Kono Bairei (1844-1895)
- Theme/ depiction
- Title of artwork
- "Bairei hyakucho gafu" 楳嶺百鳥画譜 天 (Bairei's Album of One Hundred Flowers and Birds)
- Very good condition, see description
- 243×168×0 mm