1720 Japanese Illustrated Woodblock Morikuni Art Birds Flowers Samurai JAPAN

MORIKUNI, Tachibana

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A rare, 18th century set of woodblock prints by the famous artist Tachiban Morikuni (1679-1748) of poets, landscapes, scenes and birds bound in the “fukurotoji (variously translated as “bound-pocket,” or “pouch” binding)” style (Keio). Morikuni’s ‘Picture Book of the Plum Tree where the Warbler Dwells’ would go on to influence art of birds and flowers for the next 300 years where artists would intentionally copy the work of Morikuni “as a sign of respect for the work of an artist whom the copier held in high regard” (Reader).

 

This rare, 1720 edition of woodblock prints includes 22 double-page illustrations!  

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1720 Japanese Illustrated Woodblock Morikuni Art Birds Flowers Samurai JAPAN

 

A rare, 18th century set of woodblock prints by the famous artist Tachiban Morikuni (1679-1748) of poets, landscapes, scenes and birds bound in the “fukurotoji (variously translated as “bound-pocket,” or “pouch” binding)” style (Keio). Morikuni’s ‘Picture Book of the Plum Tree where the Warbler Dwells’ would go on to influence art of birds and flowers for the next 300 years where artists would intentionally copy the work of Morikuni “as a sign of respect for the work of an artist whom the copier held in high regard” (Reader).

 

This rare, 1720 edition of woodblock prints includes 22 double-page illustrations!  

 

Item number: #7250

Price: $399

 

MORIKUNI, Tachibana

 

Ehon Oushukubai 繪本鶯宿梅えほんおうしゅくばい (Picture Book of the Plum Tree where the Warbler Dwells)

 

Japan: Gyokushiken shi, [c. 1720]

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages;
  • 22 double-page illustrations
  • References:
  • Keio University, Japanese culture through rare books.
  • Richard J Reader; Ten Influential Japanese Flower – and – Bird Printmakers
  • Language: Japanese
  • Binding: Softcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6.25in (23cm x 16cm)

 

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7250

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Authors

MORIKUNI, Tachibana

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

Other

Binding

Softcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete