31 mars 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its Classic Week in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Classic Week in New York, which brings together five auctions: Old Masters, Sculpture, Antiquities, The Exceptional Sale of decorative arts and Classical Japanese and Korean Art. Highlights include paintings by Hugo van der Goes, Govaert Flinck and Nicolas Lancret. They are accompanied by an Anatolian Marble Stargazer from The Guennol Collection, a Greek Bronze Chalcidian helmet, an iron articulated dragon, Hokusai’s iconic image In the Well of the Great Wave off Kanagawa, a 17th-century... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2017

Japanese Art in Asia Week: Leading dealers in the field present works from pre-history to today

Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), In the Well of the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa-oki nami ura), 1832. Color woodblock print: ōban yoko-e; H. 9 ⅞ × W. 14 ⅝ in. (25.1 × 37.1 cm). Series: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei); signed: Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu; publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudō). Courtesy Sebastian Izzard LLC Asian Art. NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Week 2017 highlights hundreds of Japanese works of art as part of the broader celebration of the continent’s arts. From a pre-historic Jomon period pot to... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2017

Joan B. Mirviss, Ltd at Asia Week, New York, 9-18 march 2017

 Yagi Kazuo (1918-1979), Sculptural vessel with white clay inlays outlining the form of a woman’s torso on a brown clay body, ca 1963-65. Stoneware with white clay inlays, 17 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 7 in. © Joan B. Mirviss, Ltd Kawase Shinobu (b. 1950). Red, round teabowl and red stand. 2015. Glazed porcelaineous stoneware. Teabowl: 2 3/4 x 4 5/8 in. Stand: 1 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. © Joan B. Mirviss, Ltd Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Kôshû Kajikazawa; Kajikazawa in Kai Province... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2017

Rooster's ukiyo-e

 Imao Keinen, Rooster and Hen - Keinen Gafu, 1892. Takahashi Biho, Rooster and Hen, Not dated (early 20th C.). Kobayashi Kiyochika, Rooster and Hen, 1915. Hirose Biho, Rooster and Hen, Early 20th century. Kano Naonobu, Rooster and Bamboo. Originally in Edo era. This woodblock version was made in 1925. Takeuchi Keishu, Totenko- A Cock Crows, 1909. Katsushika Hokusai, Rooster, Hen and Chicken with Spiderwort, ca. 1830–33.
27 novembre 2016

Exhibition at the Palazzo Reale in Milan presents works by Hokusai, Hiroshige and Utamaro

Katsushika Hokusai, The Great Wave Off Kanagawa, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji (about 1830-1832). Woodblock color print, 25,9 x 38,5 cm - Honolulu Museum of Art. MILAN.- Men and animals, the humble witnesses of daily existence, legend and history, mundane rituals and work, landscapes of every kind, the sea, the mountains, the forest, the storms, the warm rains of solitary springtime, a lively breeze whipping around street corners, the north wind in the open countryside and the delicate visages of women. All... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2015

Metropolitan explores the history of the museum’s collection of Japanese art

Attributed to Kodenji Hayashi (Japanese, Nagoya 1831–1915), O-daiko, ca. 1873. Wood, metal, cloisonné, hide, silk, padding. H. of drum 48.3 cm (19 in.), Diam. 55.88 cm (22 in.), H. of stand 73.7 cm (29 in.); The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889. Photo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NEW YORK, NY.- The 100th anniversary in 2015 of the Department of Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers an ideal opportunity to explore the history of the Museum’s collection of Japanese art. Showcasing... [Lire la suite]

04 août 2014

Japanese "Still life" color woodcuts of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Wind Flowers in a porcelain bowl, Yashima Gakutei, Rokujuen, 1810 - 1819, color woodcut; line block in black with color blocks; metal pigments, h 211mm × 186mm. Bequest of JA Bierens de Haan, Amsterdam,  1958. RP-P-1958-422. The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. © The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. A lacquered bowl, Kubota Shunman, Shukumendô, c. 1810 - c. 1820, color woodcut; embossing; line block in black with color blocks; metal pigments, h 214mm × 186mm. color... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2014

Katsushika Hokusai (Edo, 1760 - 1849) Oban yoko-e de la série "Fugaku sanjurokkei", les 36 vues du Mont Fuji

Katsushika Hokusai (Edo, 1760 - 1849) Oban yoko-e de la série "Fugaku sanjurokkei", les 36 vues du Mont Fuji. Photo Rouillac planche "Kanagawa-oki nami-ura", la grande vague à Kanagawa. Signé Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu. (pliure). Estimation 30 000 € - 40 000 € Provenance : - collection du docteur Jacques Lelong, Marrakech.- par descendance, château de l'Aiglerie, Anjou. ouillac. Vendredi 6 juin à 10h00 à TOURS. Contact : Tél. : 02 47 61 22 22 - Fax : 02 54 77 61 10... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2013

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) Immortals, gods of good fortune and Kyogen actors

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), Immortals, gods of good fortune and Kyogen actors. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Signed Gakyo rojin Manji hitsu yowai hachiju (painted by old man Manji mad about painting at age 80), sealed Katsushika. Twelve paintings mounted as a pair of six-panel screens; ink, color and gold on silk; 29 x 12¼in. (73.5 x 31cm.) each (2). Estimate $200,000 – $300,000 Provenance: Kobayashi Bunshichi (1861-1923), Tokyo  Literature: Sasaki Johei,... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2012

Bonhams exceptional offering showcases Japanese art for the international market

A pair of inlaid bronze vases By Atsuyoshi, Meiji period (late 19th century). 11 1/8in (25.5cm) high. Sold for $27,500; Est. $3,500 - 4,500. Photo: Courtesy Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- With strong results in a variety of categories, Bonhams recent September sale of Fine Japanese Works of Art demonstrated the increasing international interest in this dynamic field. Japanese bidders were well represented, but collectors and institutions in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, Hong Kong and Europe made an especially strong showing... [Lire la suite]
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