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Album of Sketches for Lacquer Decoration

Artist:
Unidentified Artist Japanese
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1850
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 x 5 5/8 in. (20.3 x 14.3 cm)
Classification:
Illustrated Books
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.88.1
Not on view
Signature: Page 3: E te hon Giokuhodo (a copybook of pictures by Giokuhodo) (unidentified)
On another page of drawings is another signature: Shihan dzu Shozo tei (Painted by Shihan (unidentified) Shozotei (studio name)). The seal Ju also occurs, a seal which is often seen on wood and ivory carvings of the 19th century.
Arthur Wesley Dow , until 1923; his sale at American Art Galleries, New York (March 27–29, 1923, lot 310 to MMA)
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