by Narazaki, Muneshige (1904-2001); and Sadao Kikuchi.
Tokyo: Kodansha, 1962. First edition, #477 of 2000. Fine/First volume in the series Nikuhitsu ukiyoe ("Ukiyoe Paintings", literally, "Hand-drawn Ukiyoe", as opposed to prints. Fine large color reproductions of early Ukiyoe-style paintings from the late Muromachi (1333-1568), Momoyama (1568-1600), and early- to mid-Edo period (1600-1868), many showing details of large paintings on folding screens. A half-size (20 cm) paperback reprint edition published in 1965 is more common. The artists represented in the portfolio include:Eitoku Kano, 1543-1590Yoshinobu Kano, 1631-1697Naizen Kano, 1570-1616Hideyori Kano, flourished 1565-1576Naganobu Kano, 1577-1654Gukei Sumiyoshi, 1631-1705Itcho Hanabusa, 1652-1724Moronobu Hishikawa, 1618-1694Moromasa Furuyama, 1712-1772Suoi Tamura, fl. 1680-1730Kiyonobu Torii, fl. 1725-1760Ando Kaigetsudo, fl. ca. 1700-1714Doshin Kaigetsudo, fl. 1700-1714Choshun MiyagawaIssho Miyagawa, 1689-1780Chikanobu Matsuno, fl. 1720sKatsunobu KondoMasanobu Okumura, ca. 1686-1764Tsunemasa Kawamata, fl. 1716-1748 (~30 surviving paintings bear his signature)Toyonobu Ishikawa, 1711-1785 . 40 cm; plate volume ( pages and 94 tipped-in color plates, many folding, many with tissue guards) and text volume (98 pages, with black-and-white illustrations). Plate volume bound in cream-colored cloth, text volume in wraps, both volumes enclosed in original black cloth clamshell case stamped in gilt with eight-pointed spiral. (Inventory #: 5719)
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