Lawrence Bickford collection of Japanese wrestler prints auction, Tuesday, 25 October 1994, at 10:00 a.m. precisely (Lots 1-130) by Lawrence Bickford

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  • Sumo in art -- Catalogs,
  • Art auctions -- New York (State) -- New York -- Catalogs,
  • Prints, Japanese -- Catalogs,
  • Wrestling in art -- Catalogs,
  • Color prints, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868 -- Catalogs,
  • Color prints, Japanese -- Meiji period, 1868-1912 -- Catalogs,
  • Ukiyoe -- Catalogs

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The spectacle of sumo wrestling presented Japan's woodblock print masters with a challenge: how to set down lightning-fast action in a static medium.

The wrestlers' nearly naked bodies also posed problems, and artists were expected to make the faces of both contestants equally : Lawrence Bickford. RARE & IMPORTANT – The Lawrence Bickford Collection of Japanese Wrestler Prints – CHRISTIE’S, New York, Octo Auction Catalog + RESULTS.

Soft cover with Lots on 85 Pages - all Lots Described and all are B&W / Color Illustrated. Conditions – Very Good.

A Must for Japanese Prints Art Collectors and Rating: % positive. Tokyo, Japan: Kadansha International, 4to. cloth, dust jacket pages ISBN: TSUKIOKA YOSHITOSHI, UTAGAWA KUNITERU II, OGATA GEKKO AND HIRASAWA KUNIAKI II: oban tate-e; a group of prints, including Shimmei sumo toso no zu "The battle of the wrestlers and firemen at Shimmei shrine", a diptych from the series Shinsen azuma nishiki-e "A new selection of eastern color prints", signed Yoshitoshi and published by Tsunajima Kamekichi, dated Meiji 19.

Surveys the whole range of Japanese prints from their beginnings in the seventeenth century to the present day - The early prints - Haranobu and the full colour print - The actor prints - Studies of nature and landscape - Literature and legend - Surimono, fan prints and special prints - Modern prints.

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This was a catalog for an exhibition at the Cleveland Art Museum. A nice collection of th c. miniature paintings. Text is informative and written by an expert. Not all of the Bickford collection Reviews: 1.

These Japanese books were acquired over the course of sixty years by the distinguished Boston collectors Arthur (–) and Charlotte (–) Vershbow. The Vershbows had also assembled a collection of Western rare books and prints, considered one of the finest in private hands, which was dispersed at auction at Christie's New York.

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It is said that Monet was introduced to Hokusai’s work during the Exposition Universelle in Ukiyo-e prints, including examples by Hokusai were part of the display in the Japan Pavilion. Quickly becoming a fan of Japanese prints, Monet reportedly had at least 20 prints by Hokusai in his personal collection.

Hokusai occasionally treated the sumo world in his prints. He returned to the subject briefly in the early s after a decade-long absence. Here, the sumo wrestlers Wadagahara Jinshirō on the right and Kachōzan Gorōkichi on the left are locked together during a fight.

Lawrence Bickford in his Sumo and the Woodblock Print Masters published by Kodansha in shows three illustrations, but only lists two in the index/glossary section and doesn't ever discuss the subject as best I can tell.

Bickford's defenders might say "Well, that isn't the point of this book" to which I would respond "Well, it would help if.

TSUKIOKA YOSHITOSHI AND KATSUKAWA SHUNEI: oban tate-e ( x cm.); the seated wrestler Shirafuji Gendai and a kappa, from the series Wakan hyaku monogatari "One hundred ghost tales from China and Japan", a seated figure of the wrestler Onogawa Kisaburo exhaling the head of a monster, from the same series, both signed Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi ga, a triptych of the bout between.

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New York, Park Avenue | 25 October Browse Sale Previous Lot Search Next Lot Lot KATSUKAWA SHUNSHO: bai-oban. Sumo wrestling is another spectator sport, here captured in a vibrant modern print.

Sumo originated as part of the Shinto religion, perhaps 2, years ago. Sumo tournaments were held at shrines as part of harvest thanksgivings, and even today the referee is dressed as a Shinto priest. UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE: oban yoko-e ( x 37 cm.) and oban tate-e ( x cm.); Toto Ryogoku nishikata Ekoin sumo no zu ''Illustration of the Western Group Ekoin sumo wrestling ground in Ryogoku in the eastern capital'', signed Hiroshige ga and published by Sanoya Kihei; and an illustration of the bout between Matano and Kawazu from the series Soga monogatari zue ''Illustrated Soga.

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They were associated with urban entertainment districts (the so-called floating world) in Japan and typically portrayed famous actors, courtesans, and wrestlers, as well as landscape views.

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I would recommend "The Art of Japanese Prints" by Nigel Cawthorne as a delightful first book on Japanese prints. Much information and terminology (i.e. all the proper terms for Japanese prints: surimona, hashira-e, kacho ya, bijin-ga, nishiki-e, kirazuri,etc.)is given in this 94 page book concerning traditional Japanese woodblock s: 8.

ISODA KORYUSAI: chuban tate-e ( x cm.); geisha of the Matsugatamaya performing as sumo wrestlers in the ring, from the series Seiro geiko niwaka kyogen zukushi "A Collection of Geisha from the Brothels performing humorous dances at Niwaka" signed Koryu ga--good impression, some fading, torn and slightly trimmed, lightly stained.

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They are beloved for their use of the whole spectrum of colors and extraordinary detail on paper made from the inner wood of a mulberry tree. The creation of Japanese woodblock prints is intriguing in that it requires four people. Ukiyo-e. From the s, ukiyo-e, Japanese woodblock prints, became a source of inspiration for many Western artists.

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This collection passed to his brother Arthur at his death. Arthur M. Morrissey () was an ophthalmologist and a veteran of World War II. Morrissey donated his brother's collection of Japanese prints to Boston College in December.

The reading of Hirosada's name in Japanese literature on ukiyo-e is most often 歌川広貞. However, even though the authors are using 広, i.e., hiro, it is often written on his prints as 廣.

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