Woodblock print book - Shimokobe Shusui 下河辺捨水 (d 1798) - "Hyakunin isshu" 百人一首 (One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets) - Japan - 1831 (Tenpo 2)

Description
Woodblock print book - Shimokobe Shusui 下河辺捨水 (d 1798) - "Hyakunin isshu" 百人一首 (One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets) - Japan - 1831 (Tenpo 2)
Fair condition, see description

Woodblock print book - Shimokobe Shusui 下河辺捨水 (d 1798) - "Hyakunin isshu" 百人一首 (One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets) - Japan - 1831 (Tenpo 2)

Single volume (complete) with the images of the 100 most famous Japanese poets. 55 sheets with 109 images of the poets and their poems and 1

double page in colour.

Dimensions: 22.4 x 15.5 cm

Publisher: Hojudo, 1st edition 1721

The available edition is a posthumous edition from 1831 (Tempo 2)

Modest condition, but good print

Very well packaged and insured; shipped via German Post

Lot details
Object
Woodblock print book
Technique
Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
1831 (Tenpo 2)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Shimokobe Shusui 下河辺捨水 (d 1798)
Attribution
Original
Theme/ depiction
Portraits of the 100 poets
Title of artwork
"Hyakunin isshu" 百人一首 (One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets)
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
250×180×0 mm
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