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Paintings of the Shijo school  

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[Pictures of the Shijo school]

Kaniroku Kubota


Shimbi Shoin



With 47 plates on thick paper, reproducing paintings; printed tissue guards. 49.3x31 cm (19½x12¼"), decorated cloth, paper cover label, chitsu. 

Excellent reproductions of paintings by artists of the Shijo school, also known as the Maruyama–Shijō school, an offshoot of the Maruyama school of Japanese painting founded by Maruyama Ōkyo, and his former student Matsumura Goshun in the late 18th century. The school is named after the Shijō Street ("Fourth Avenue") in Kyoto where many major artists were based. Pencil notations in English on preliminary pages, and artists identified on the tissue guards.

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Chitsu worn, broken into pieces, lacking bone clasps, incomplete; some fading and extremity wear to covers; very good internally.

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