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Awakening (Nezame), frontispiece illustration from the literary magazine Bungei kurabu, vol. 4, no. 10

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Illustration of a story by Kawakami Bizan (1869-1908).

Signed

(seal only)

Marks

Artist's seal: Keishû

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1898 (Meiji 31)

Catalogue Raisonné

Yamada, Mokuhan kuchi-e sôran (2005), photo p. 291; Yamada, "Bungei Kurabu...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 144 (2002), photo p. 70

Accession Number

2000.128

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints