Lot of 3 original engravings on wood (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)

Description
Lot of 3 original engravings on wood (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)
Very good condition, see description

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 details
Object
Lot of 3 original engravings on wood (1 simple + 1 diptych)
Material
Paper
Period
1881 (Meiji 14)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Kono Bairei (1844-1895)
Theme/ depiction
Bird
Title of artwork
"Bairei hyakucho gafu" 楳嶺百鳥画譜 天 (Bairei's Album of One Hundred Flowers and Birds)
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
243×168×0 mm
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