Lot 197 of 364:
Paintings by Motonobu, 1903-7, 3 volumes  

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$500 - $800

Title:
[A Collection of Monotonobu's Paintings]
Author:
Munekazu Tajima
Place:
Tokyo
Publisher:
Shimbi Shoin
Date:
1903-1907
Description:

3 volumes. Japanese text. Collotype plates throughout after paintings. 43x31 cm (16¾x12¼"), illustrated cloth, string ties, chitsus with bone clasps. 

Extensively illustrated worm reproducing the paintings of Kano Motonobu (1476-1559). He was a member of the Kanō school of painting. Through his political connections, patronage, organization, and influence he was able to make the Kanō school into what it is today. The system was responsible for the training of a great majority of painters throughout the Edo period (1603–1868).

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Condition:
Chitsus worn, fabric covering coming off in places; volumes in very good or better condition.
 
Item number:
295415
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