15 septembre 2018

"Jakuchū, Le Royaume coloré des êtres vivants" au Petit Palais

PARIS - Le Petit Palais est très honoré de présenter pour la première fois en Europe, grâce aux prêts exceptionnels des collections impériales du Japon l’ensemble de trente rouleaux suspendus intitulé Dōshoku sai-e [Le Royaume coloré des êtres vivants] réalisé par Itō Jakuchū entre 1757 et 1766 environ. Peintre actif au milieu de l’époque Edo (1603-1867), Jakuchū est un artiste plébiscité au Japon pour la finesse de son pinceau et l’éclat de ses couleurs. Cette série, qui n’a jusqu’alors été exposée qu’une seule fois hors du... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2018

'ROSETSU – Ferocious Brush' at Museum Rietberg in Zurich

Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799), Tiger (detail), 1786. Six sliding panels; ink on paper: (two right panels) 180 x 87 cm each, (four left panels) 183.5 x 115.5 cm each, Muryōji, Kushimoto. Important Cultural Property. Courtesy Museum Rietberg ZURICH - For eight weeks, Japan’s most famous tiger will reside exclusively at Museum Rietberg in Zurich. The story goes that the Japanese artist Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799) painted this monumental tiger together with its counterpart, a dragon, on the sliding door panels of the Zen... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2018

'ROSETSU – Ferocious Brush' at Museum Rietberg in Zurich

Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799), Tiger (detail), 1786. Six sliding panels; ink on paper: (two right panels) 180 x 87 cm each, (four left panels) 183.5 x 115.5 cm each, Muryōji, Kushimoto. Important Cultural Property. Courtesy Museum Rietberg ZURICH - For eight weeks, Japan’s most famous tiger will reside exclusively at Museum Rietberg in Zurich. The story goes that the Japanese artist Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799) painted this monumental tiger together with its counterpart, a dragon, on the sliding door panels of the Zen... [Lire la suite]
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28 août 2018

Painting and calligraphy by Zen masters on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art

Hakuin Ekaku (1686–1768), Hotei in the Guise of a Street Performer, mid-18th c., Ink on paper, Museum purchase: Asian Art De-Accession Fund. © New Orleans Museum of Art NEW ORLEANS, LA.- The New Orleans Museum of Art presents Teaching Beyond Doctrine: Painting and Calligraphy by Zen Masters, on view through January 20, 2019. Featuring forty paintings and works of calligraphy by Zen masters of the Edo period (1615-1868), Teaching Beyond Doctrine highlights important new acquisitions to NOMA’s... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2018

Gregg Baker, Stand 353 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

Amida Buddha, Japan, Heian period, 11th-12th Century. Wood with traces of gilding, inlaid crystals, 88 x 71 x 49.5 cm (34.75 x 28 x 19.5 in.). Image courtesy Gregg Baker, Stand 353 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018. Provenance: An inscription on the interior of the figure refers to Nansho-in temple, Japan, 1729. Nonko (Raku Dōnyū), A Raku pottery sake bottle with European figures, Japan - 17th century, Edo period. Ceramic, 17 x 20 cm (6.7 x 7.9 in.). Image courtesy Gregg... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2018

A Wood Sculpture of Jizo Bosatsu, Kamakura Period, 14th century

Lot 63. A Wood Sculpture of Jizo Bosatsu, Kamakura Period, 14th century; 118cm. high (including stand). Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 229,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Carved and assembled from cyprus wood, of hollow construction (Yosegi-zukuri), holding the hoju [treasure jewel] and shakujo [staff], applied with coloured pigments, on wood stand carved as a lotus flower. Note: Jizo Bosatsu (the Bodhisattva Ksitigarbha) a merciful figure who alone among... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2018

An Incense Box [Kogo] Mounted as an Inro, Momoyama Period, 16th-17th century

Lot 35. An Incense Box [Kogo] Mounted as an Inro, Momoyama Period, 16th-17th century; 7.5cm. diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The circular box and cover decorated in gold, black and red hiramaki-e and takamaki-eand inlaid in carved ivory, stained ivory, coral, pewter, silver and mother-of-pearl with a pavillion in a rocky landscape with a waterfall and ducks, small mother-of-pearl sliding doors opening to reveal two Chinese figures, the... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2018

A Three-Case Inro, signed Hidari Issan, Edo Period, 19th century

Lot 185. A Three-Case Inro, signed Hidari Issan, Edo Period, 19th century; 8.5cm. long. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Finely carved as a tortoise, with netsuke and ojime similarly carved as tortoises, the netsuke signed Komin and kakihan, the ojime signed Masanao. Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai, London, South Kensington, 9 November 2011  
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15 août 2018

A Four-Case Inro, signed Kanshosai and kakihan, Edo Period, 19th century

Lot 109. A Four-Case Inro, signed Kanshosai and kakihan, Edo Period, 19th century; 7.7cm. high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Decorated in gold and carved red takamaki-e on a black ground with a parrot on a perch, the reverse with two pheasants in a pine tree. Provenance: Scott Meredith Collection Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai, London, South Kensington, 9 November 2011
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15 août 2018

A Four-Case Inro, signed Yasuyuki, Meiji Period; late 19th century

Lot 200. A Four-Case Inro, signed Yasuyuki, Meiji Period; late 19th century; 9.3cm. high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 4,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Inlaid in Shibayama style on a kinji ground with birds amongst blossoming cherry branches, nashiji interiors and risers. Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai, London, South Kensington, 9 November 2011
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