08 août 2017

A blue and white shallow dish, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566

Lot 1358. A blue and white shallow dish, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566), 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The shallow dish is decorated in the interior with five lotus blossoms amidst a leafy scroll, and on the reverse with cranes and dragons in flight amidst lingzhi.  Property of the Lai family collection. Christie's. Fine... [Lire la suite]

08 août 2017

Two Japanese Master Printmakers Go Head to Head in "Showdown! Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisada"

BOSTON—Rival artists Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861) and Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1864) were the two best-selling designers of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in 19th-century Japan. Featuring 100 works drawn from the preeminent Japanese collection housed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), Showdown! Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisadarevives the centuries-old competition and invites visitors to decide which of the two artists is their personal favorite. Kunisada was more popular during his lifetime, famous for realistic portraits of... [Lire la suite]
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