- Kunisada Utagawa (1786-1864) Yakusha Kijin-Den... - Lot 58 - Beaussant Lefèvre & Associés

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- Kunisada Utagawa (1786-1864) Yakusha Kijin-Den... - Lot 58 - Beaussant Lefèvre & Associés
- Kunisada Utagawa (1786-1864) Yakusha Kijin-Den (俳優奇人傳) Biographies of extraordinary actors. 2 of 4 volumes. Pink embossed floral diamond covers with beige title labels printed in black. Date: 1833 (Tempô 4). Size: 22.8 x 15.6 cm Magnificent copy from a superb edition. A rare work. Bibliography: Hillier, p.582-583 (illus. repr., pl. 380) - Brown, p.158 (quoted Haiyû Kigen-den) - Toda, p.291. - Bokusen Maki (1775-1824) known as Gekkôtei Shyashin Gakuhitsu Bokusen Sôga (写真学筆墨僊麁画) Album of drawings by Bokusen. 1 complete volume. Orange cover with title label printed in red on beige background. Signed Gekkôtei Bokusen. Publisher Kikakukan. Format: H.22,7 x 15 cm A very nice copy, freshly colored. Provenance: Félix Braquemond. Bibliography: Brown, p.188 - Duret, 391 et 391bis - Mitchell, p.469-470 (ex.A) - Toda, p.272 - NKSM, IV 216 - Hillier, pp.817-818 (pl. 539). - Kôchô Ueda (1788 -1850 ?) Kôchô Gafu Nihen (公長画譜 二偏) Album of Kôchô drawings, Part Two. 2 complete volumes. Yellow covers with white title labels printed in black, partially preserved. Signed Kôchô. Date: 1850 (Kaei 3). Publisher Shôzui-rô. Motoya Yosibei, Kawachiya Kibei. Format: 24.9 x 18 cm As a whole, good condition. Fresh colors. Volume I: binding badly bound. Cover almost detached. Bibliography: Mitchell, p.369-370 - Brown, p.94 - Duret, 531 - Holloway, 34 (pl. 16-17, 27-28) - Gonse, III 567 - Odin, 193 - Dawes, 75 (1845, Osaka Ranye-dô) - NKSM, III 272 (1849, 2 vols) - Duret, 531 (1850, Kawachiya Kihei, 2 vols) - Hillier, p.798-9 (illus.repr., pl. 524) - Toda, p.380. - Keisai Masayoshi (Kitao) (1764-1824) Sansui Ryakuga Shiki (山水畧画式) Method for rapid landscape drawings. 1 complete volume. Dark blue embossed diamond covers, with partially preserved beige title label. Signature: Keisai Fude. Shôshin seal. Date: 1800 (Kansei 12) Publisher Shinshô-dô, Suharaya Ichibei. Edo. Format: 26.2 x 18.4 cm Average copy. Average print run, faded colors. Tired leaves. Traces of wetness on outer edge of leaves. Provenance: Gillot. Bibliography: Toda 213 - Mitchell 460-461 - Brown 124 - Duret 182 - Gillot 518-519 - Haviland XVIII 583 - Hayashi 1560 - Isaac 401 - Javal I 98 - Javal II 142 - Odin 112-113 (1813) - de Roos 126A - NKSM III 808 (1800, 7 ex) - Nakata 96-97, V and I (1911) 54 n°5 - Hillier, 465, 472, 477-8, 480, 872 (illus. repr., pl. 314, 80). - Morikuni Tachibana (1679-1748) known as Kosoken Umpitsu Sôga (運筆麁画) Album of quick drawings with a good brushstroke. Volume I of 3. Blue embossed cover with floral lozenges, with beige title label printed in black. Signed Kôsoken Tachibana Morikuni ga. Seal Tachibana Yûzei no in. Date: 1749 (Kenen 2). Publisher Nishimura Genroku (Edo), Shibukawa Seiemon and Shibukawa Yoichi (Osaka). Format: 24.4 x 17.5 cm A fine copy of this remarkable work. Bibliography: NKSM I 412 (1749, 3 vols. 4 ex) - Javal I 58 (pl XII) - Hayashi 1603 - Isaac 379 - Toda 319 - Brown 64-5 - Odin 62, 63 - Haviland Ii 498 (pl XIII) - Gillot 164 - Hillier et Smith 24 - Hillier 191-3, 201, 477. The set.
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