22 septembre 2019

"Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro... Les grands maîtres du japon. Collection Leskowicz" à l'Hôtel de Caumont - Centre d'Art

 Utagawa Kunisada (1786 - 1864), Le Type populaire, série Physionomie de trente-deux types dans le monde moderne, 1821-1822, nishiki-e, 38,2 x 27 cm, Collection Georges Leskowicz, Photo : © Christian Moutarde. L’Hôtel de Caumont-Centre d’art présente les coutumes et la culture japonaise de l’époque Edo (1600-1867), à travers plus de 150 estampes ukiyo-e et autres objets remarquables dévoilés au public français pour la toute première fois. Ils sont pour la plupart issus de la collection de Georges... [Lire la suite]

27 décembre 2018

Art Institute of Chicago presents Ukiyo-e masterpieces from the Weston Collection

Mizuno Rocho, Three Vinegars Tasters, detail, 1816. Weston Collection. CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago is presenting Painting the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Masterpieces from the Weston Collection, a collection formed by Roger Weston over the last twenty-five years which captures compellingly the beginning, major developments, and final flowering of ukiyo-e (pictures of the floating world) painting. Encompassing folding screens, hanging scrolls, handscrolls, and albums, these works are technically... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2018

Important Japanese prints from the collection of Henry Steiner on view in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Sixty-two Japanese prints and one color woodblock album spanning nearly 150 years—from ca. 1710 to 1857—will go on view this March in an exhibition at Sebastian Izzard Asian Art in New York City. The works range from beauty prints by Kitagawa Utamaro, and actor prints by Tōshūsai Sharaku to Katsushika Hokusai’s iconic Great Wave. They were collected by Henry Steiner, the distinguished Hong Kong-based graphic designer, whose many corporate clients have included HSBC, for which he designed the iconic red and white... [Lire la suite]
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]