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b. 1711 - d. 1785

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      • Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785) | The actors Nakamura Shichisaburo II and Sanogawa Ichimatsu I | Edo period, 18th century
        Jul. 20, 2023

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785) | The actors Nakamura Shichisaburo II and Sanogawa Ichimatsu I | Edo period, 18th century

        Est: £6,000 - £8,000

        The Property of a Private Collector  Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785) The actors Nakamura Shichisaburo II and Sanogawa Ichimatsu I Edo period, 18th century woodblock print, benizuri-e, signed Tanjodo Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu zu (Pictured by Tanjodo Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu), artist's seals Ishikawa Uji and Toyonobu, published by Urokogataya Magobei, 1756 Vertical o-oban: 37.1 x 24.9 cm., 14⅝ x 9⅞ in.

        Sotheby's
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU(1711-1785): BENIZ
        Jun. 10, 2023

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU(1711-1785): BENIZ

        Est: -

        Ishikawa Toyonobu(1711-1785): benizuri-e ''Smoking courtesan reading the letter of a suitor'', probably historical reprint around 1750, jap. woodblock print on paper, mounted, very damaged, signed ISHIKAWA SHUHA TOYONOBU ZU, 47x33,5cm

        Historia Auctionata
      • SHIGENOBU, NISHIMURA(=ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, 1711-AFTER 1740): ''THE ACTOR OGINO ISABURO'', PUBLISHER:
        Apr. 03, 2023

        SHIGENOBU, NISHIMURA(=ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, 1711-AFTER 1740): ''THE ACTOR OGINO ISABURO'', PUBLISHER:

        Est: -

        Shigenobu, Nishimura(=Ishikawa Toyonobu, 1711-after 1740): ''The actor Ogino Isaburo'', publisher: Iseya Kimbei, jap. woodblock print on paper, 33x15,5cm(hoso-e) Shigenobu, Nishimura(=Ishikawa Toyonobu, 1711-nach 1740): ''Der Schauspieler Ogino Isaburo'', Verleger: Iseya Kimbei, jap. Farbholzschnitt auf Papier, 33x15,5cm(hoso-e)

        Historia Auctionata
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785) Edo period (1615-1868), mid/late 18th century
        Nov. 03, 2022

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785) Edo period (1615-1868), mid/late 18th century

        Est: £800 - £1,000

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785) Edo period (1615-1868), mid/late 18th century A hosoban benizuri-e print of the kabuki actor Nakamura Denkuro (unidentified lineage) as Asahimaru, wielding an axe beneath branch of plum blossoms, with the publisher's seal Hirano; signed Ishikawa Toyonobu hitsu. 31cm x 14.3cm (12¼in x 5 5/8in).

        Bonhams
      • TOYONOBU, Ishikawa Shuha (1711-1785).
        Sep. 24, 2022

        TOYONOBU, Ishikawa Shuha (1711-1785).

        Est: -

        TOYONOBU, Ishikawa Shuha (1711-1785). "Awabi- shell diver on the seashore, standing to the right, looking to the left, wringing out her loin skirt. Woodcut, ca. 59x10 cm (so-called post picture), signed" Ishikawa Shuhu". Signs of age, such as small water and foxing stains, upper left rectangular lack in the paper (about 2x4.5 cm in size), various creases due to transverse folding. Framed behind glass,60x11.2 cm

        Auktionshaus Eppli
      • TOYONOBU, Ishikawa Shuha (1711-1785).
        Jun. 25, 2022

        TOYONOBU, Ishikawa Shuha (1711-1785).

        Est: -

        TOYONOBU, Ishikawa Shuha (1711-1785). "Awabi- shell diver on the seashore, standing to the right, looking to the left, wringing out her loin skirt. Woodcut, ca. 59x10 cm (so-called post picture), signed" Ishikawa Shuhu". Signs of age, such as small water and foxing stains, upper left rectangular lack in the paper (about 2x4.5 cm in size), various creases due to transverse folding. Framed behind glass,60x11.2 cm

        Auktionshaus Eppli
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785) Edo period (1615-1868), circa 1740
        May. 12, 2022

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785) Edo period (1615-1868), circa 1740

        Est: £6,000 - £8,000

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785) Edo period (1615-1868), circa 1740 A woodblock print with hand colouring, sumizuri-e kakejiku (hanging scroll) format, depicting a full-length portrait of the actor Sanogawa Ichimatsu I as a young man-about-town carrying in his right hand a small folding lantern bearing the crest of Sanogawa Ichimatsu, with publisher's mark of Izumiya Ichibei; signed Sojodo Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu zu with seals Ichikawa uji and Toyonobu above the collector's seal of Henri Vever. 58.5cm x 25cm (23in x 9 7/8in). For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

        Bonhams
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785) The actor Nakamura Kiyosaburo I, Kagyo as Hi
        Mar. 16, 2021

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785) The actor Nakamura Kiyosaburo I, Kagyo as Hi

        Est: $1,500 - $2,000

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785) The actor Nakamura Kiyosaburo I, Kagyo as Hisamatsu Hosoban: 15 5/8 x 6 ¾ in. (39.7 x 17.1 cm.)

        Christie's
      • Ishikawa Toyonobu, Japanese 1711-1785, Beauty with a Young Boy, late 18th century, Benuzuri-e woodbl
        Jul. 28, 2020

        Ishikawa Toyonobu, Japanese 1711-1785, Beauty with a Young Boy, late 18th century, Benuzuri-e woodbl

        Est: £400 - £600

        Ishikawa Toyonobu, Japanese 1711-1785, Beauty with a Young Boy, late 18th century, Benuzuri-e woodblock print in colours, signed Ishikawa Toyonobu hitsu, published by Urokogataya Sanzaemon, vertical hosoban 30.6 x 14.3cm (unframed) The sheet in overall good condition, toned and faded with some surface dirt commensurate with age.

        Roseberys
      • UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI I (1769-1825), OKUMURA GENROKU (DATES UNKNOWN), ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785) and TERASAWA MASATSUGU (UNKNOWN-1790) Edo period (1615-1868), 1730-1818
        Jul. 22, 2020

        UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI I (1769-1825), OKUMURA GENROKU (DATES UNKNOWN), ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785) and TERASAWA MASATSUGU (UNKNOWN-1790) Edo period (1615-1868), 1730-1818

        Est: $1,200 - $1,800

        UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI I (1769-1825), OKUMURA GENROKU (DATES UNKNOWN), ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785) and TERASAWA MASATSUGU (UNKNOWN-1790) Edo period (1615-1868), 1730-1818 Comprising an oban tate-e and three hosoban tate-e prints; Actor Baiko aratame (changing name to) Onoe Kikugoro, 1818, published by Matsumura Tatsuemon, censor's seals kiwame, futakata, signed Toyokuni ga; Actor Sanokawa Ichimatsu I, late 1730s, published by Izumiya Gonshiro, signed Yamato eshi Okumura Genroku; Ane ototo (Sister and Brother), 1750s, published by Urokogataya Magobei, signed Ishikawa Toyonobu hitsu; the last signed Terasawa Masatsugu ga (4) 14 3/8 x 10 3/8in (36.5 x 26.4cm) 11 1/4 x 6 1/16in (28.6 x 15.5cm) 12 5/16 x 5 11/16in (31.3 x 14.5cm) 10 3/4 x 4 3/4in (27.1 x 12cm) For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

        Bonhams
      • Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711 - 1785)
        Dec. 12, 2019

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711 - 1785)

        Est: €400 - €600

        L'acteur Segawa Kikujiro (1720 – 1756) jouant le rôle de Kumo no Taema dans la pièce Wakamidori nishiki Soga. Editeur Maruya Kohei. Format : Hoso-ban. 330 x 142 mm Provenance: Collection de Monsieur B. Spécialiste et passionné d'art Nippon ayant vécu sur place entre 1980 et 2000. Réf : Sotheby’s Japanese Prints Collection 08 JUIN 2004, Londres, lot numéro 49.

        Asium
      • Japanese Woodblock Prints Collection, Utamaro, Sharaku
        Jun. 15, 2019

        Japanese Woodblock Prints Collection, Utamaro, Sharaku

        Est: $200 - $400

        (lot of 18) Japanese woodblock prints collection: various artists including Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806 ), Toshusai Sharaku (active 1794-1795), Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785) and others, prints reprinted in Taisho 13-14(=1924-25), print: 11.75"h x 8.25"w, folder: 16"h x 11.5"w x 1.5"thick

        Clars Auctions
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (JAPANESE 1711-1785) WOODBLOCK PRINT, HANGING POEMS ON A CHERRY TREE, SIGNED AND SEALED. SHEET 22 3/4 X 10 1/4"; FRAMED AND GLAZED 40 X 20 3/4"
        Oct. 21, 2018

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (JAPANESE 1711-1785) WOODBLOCK PRINT, HANGING POEMS ON A CHERRY TREE, SIGNED AND SEALED. SHEET 22 3/4 X 10 1/4"; FRAMED AND GLAZED 40 X 20 3/4"

        Est: $160 - $250

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (JAPANESE 1711-1785) WOODBLOCK PRINT, HANGING POEMS ON A CHERRY TREE, SIGNED AND SEALED. SHEET 22 3/4 X 10 1/4"; FRAMED AND GLAZED 40 X 20 3/4"

        William J Jenack Auctioneers
      • SIX JAPANESE PRINTS: woodcut by Ishikawa Toyonobu
        Nov. 28, 2017

        SIX JAPANESE PRINTS: woodcut by Ishikawa Toyonobu

        Est: $200 - $300

        SIX JAPANESE PRINTS: woodcut by Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785), woman with child and instruments; two woodcuts after Kiyonaga (1752-1813), three figures in the snow; two woodcuts of women by the water; reproduction print of two women, one tying a drum. Openings measure from 12" x 5.25" to 39" x 16.5". In wood frames.

        O'Gallerie
      • Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785) Edo period (1615-1868), mid-18th century
        Sep. 13, 2017

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785) Edo period (1615-1868), mid-18th century

        Est: $500 - $700

        Edo period (1615-1868), mid-18th century A hosoban benizuri-e print of two actors portraying a young man removing snow from a woman's geta, publisher Urokogataya Magobei, signed Ishikawa Toyonobu hitsu 11 6/8 x 5 1/2in (29.8 x 14cm)

        Bonhams
      • *Toyonobu (Ishikawa, 1711-1785). Girl with flo
        Nov. 13, 2015

        *Toyonobu (Ishikawa, 1711-1785). Girl with flo

        Est: £300 - £500

        *Toyonobu (Ishikawa, 1711-1785). Girl with flower-basket passing a shrine, from Ehon Kotowaza-gusa (Picture Book of Proverbs), Edo, 1752, book illustration on two sheets, obon sumizuri-e, tipped onto later mount, mount annotated in early 20th century hand, 21.5 x 28cm (8.5 x 11ins), together with a manuscript letter from Jack Hillier on his embossed headed paper to Dick (Dr Richard Iling) thaking him for the loan of this print See Hillier AJB 253. (1)

        Dominic Winter Auctions
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (JAPANESE 1711-1785), 1700S, Courtesan Smoking a Pipe
        Mar. 15, 2014

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (JAPANESE 1711-1785), 1700S, Courtesan Smoking a Pipe

        Est: $300 - $500

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (JAPANESE 1711-1785) 1700s/span Courtesan Smoking a Pipe Japanese print, signed Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu zu with Ishikawa Uji and Toyonobu benzuri-e seals

        Freeman's
      • JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT BY ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785).
        Aug. 24, 2012

        JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT BY ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785).

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        18th Century. This unframed print depicting four children at play signed upper right. SIZE: 12-1/2" x 8-1/4". CONDITION: Colors faded. Paper toned. Overall fair. 9-24310

        James D. Julia
      • JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT BY ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785).
        Feb. 04, 2012

        JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT BY ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711-1785).

        Est: $2,000 - $4,000

        18th Century. This unframed print depicting four children at play signed upper right. SIZE: 12-1/2" x 8-1/4". CONDITION: Colors faded. Paper toned. Overall fair. 9-24310

        James D. Julia
      • Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)
        Mar. 23, 2011

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)

        Est: $6,000 - $8,000

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785) Slipping out of a Robe at the Bath Woodcut printed in red and green (benizuri-e) of a woman slipping off her light robe before she enters the bath, a willow tree visible through the open shoji window above, signed Ishikawa Toyonobu hitsu, mark of publisher Urokogataya--good impression, slightly faded, a few stains and minute holes, trimmed into poem left hosoban tate-e: 10 5/8 x 5 3/8in. (27 x 13.7cm.)

        Christie's
      • ISHIKAWA SHUHA TOYONOBU (JAPAN, 1711-1785) COLOR
        Sep. 22, 2010

        ISHIKAWA SHUHA TOYONOBU (JAPAN, 1711-1785) COLOR

        Est: $170 - $250

        ISHIKAWA SHUHA TOYONOBU (JAPAN, 1711-1785) COLOR WOODCUT, depicting a lady with scroll, 28" x 10.50". Well framed.

        O'Gallerie
      • Toyonobu Ishikawa (1711-1785)
        Sep. 17, 2010

        Toyonobu Ishikawa (1711-1785)

        Est: -

        Toyonobu Ishikawa (1711-1785) Une scène d'un kyogen (intermède comique) : Natorigawa. Attaque d'un voyageur que l'on voit agenouillé, de face, par un homme qui se trouve derrière lui et qui saisit...

        Pierre Bergé & Associés
      • ISHIKAWA SHUHA TOYONOBU (JAPAN, 1711-1785) COLOR
        May. 05, 2010

        ISHIKAWA SHUHA TOYONOBU (JAPAN, 1711-1785) COLOR

        Est: $300 - $500

        ISHIKAWA SHUHA TOYONOBU (JAPAN, 1711-1785) COLOR WOODCUT, depicting a lady with scroll, 28" x 10.50". Well framed.

        O'Gallerie
      • Toyonobu (Ishikawa, 1711-1785). The actor Kikijiro
        Apr. 08, 2009

        Toyonobu (Ishikawa, 1711-1785). The actor Kikijiro

        Est: £150 - £200

        Toyonobu (Ishikawa, 1711-1785). The actor Kikijiro Segawa as a lady, colour woodblock print, 32.5 x 14 cm, margins trimmed, mounted (1)

        Dominic Winter Auctions
      • Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)
        Mar. 17, 2009

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)

        Est: $50,000 - $70,000

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785) Castle-toppler (Keisei) Signed Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu zu, sealed Ishikawa uji and Toyonobu; poem with four seals Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper 32 7/8 x 12in. (83.5 x 30.5cm.) Wood box signed by Takeoka Toyota

        Christie's
      • Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)
        May. 14, 2008

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)

        Est: £600 - £800

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785) and others Two boys playing shoji, watched by a friend, a benizuri-e signed Tanjodo Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu zu and sealed Ishikawa uji and Toyonobu, published by Urokogataya Magobei, fair impression, slight fading, soiled, worn, repairs; and a group of drawings attributed to Utagawa Hiroshige, further manga fragments, a book, and a set of eight facsimiles of the series Eight Snow Scenes in the Eastern Capital after Hiroshige Various sizes

        Christie's
      • An Indian Miniature Painting, late 20th century,
        Nov. 06, 2007

        An Indian Miniature Painting, late 20th century,

        Est: £80 - £120

        An Indian Miniature Painting, late 20th century, depicting a nobleman riding an elephant with an attendant on horseback in a landscape, opaque watercolour on paper, 23.5x18cm: After Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu, Japanese 1711-1785- Kabuki actor; colour woodblock print, signed and sealed, 28.5x13cm., (2)

        Roseberys
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711 - 1785)
        Nov. 05, 2007

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711 - 1785)

        Est: £1,000 - £2,000

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU (1711 - 1785) A young girl stepping out from her bath, signed Ishikawa Toyonobu hitsu, published by Yama (Maru-ya Kohei), good impression, colours faded, good condition Hashira-e

        Christie's
      • Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)
        Nov. 05, 2007

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)

        Est: £1,000 - £1,200

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785) and others Two boys playing shoji, watched by a friend, a benizuri-e signed Tanjodo Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu zu and sealed Ishikawa uji and Toyonobu, published by Urokogataya Magobei, fair impression, slight fading, soiled, worn, repairs; and a group of drawings attributed to Utagawa Hiroshige, further manga fragments, a book, and a set of eight early 20th century facsimiles of the series Eight Snow Scenes in the Eastern Capital after Hiroshige Various sizes

        Christie's
      • Okumura Masanobu (1686-1764) Attribué à Torii Kiyoshige (vers 1695) Nishimura Shigenaga (1697-1756) Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785) Torii Kiyomitsu (1735-1785) Kitao Shigemasa (1739-1819)
        Jun. 14, 2007

        Okumura Masanobu (1686-1764) Attribué à Torii Kiyoshige (vers 1695) Nishimura Shigenaga (1697-1756) Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785) Torii Kiyomitsu (1735-1785) Kitao Shigemasa (1739-1819)

        Est: €3,000 - €5,000

        ensemble de dix-huit estampes dont le hosoban de l'acteur Segawa Kikunojo figurant une courtisane, signé Masanobu ga Quantity: 18

        Sotheby's
      • Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)
        Mar. 29, 2005

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)

        Est: $1,500 - $2,000

        Onoe Kikugoro Benizuri-e of the actor in a female role holding a short sword and dancing beneath a pine tree beside a waterfall simulated by a Shinto shimenawa rope, signed Ishikawa Toyonobu hitsu and published by Maruya--good impression, faded, stained, soiled, repair below hand holding sword, attached to mat upper corners verso hosoban: 31.1 x 14.3cm.

        Christie's
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), C.1760'S
        Jun. 08, 2004

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), C.1760'S

        Est: £1,500 - £2,000

        standing on the sand with waves breaking at her feet as she wrings the water from her wet skirt, a haiku poem inscribed above: Chirachira to / mieshi ya kai no / nami no hana 'The shells blinking as they catch sight of the flower of the wave' publisher's mark of Urokogataya Magobei, signed Meijodo Ishikawa Shuha ga with seal Toyonobu Condition Note: Good impression, rather toned and soiled, laid-down

        Sotheby's
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85)
        Jun. 08, 2004

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85)

        Est: £600 - £800

        the former as Yoshitsune, walking ahead, holding a flute, whilst the latter in the role of Reizei, Joruri's maid-servant, follows behind with a lamp in the play Genji junidan no soshi which tells of the love story between Joruri-hime (the pure-emerald maid) and Yoshitsune, publisher's mark of Urokogataya Magobei, signed Meijodo Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu zu with seal Toyonobu Condition Note: Good impression, considerably toned

        Sotheby's
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), 1755
        Jun. 08, 2004

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), 1755

        Est: £2,000 - £3,000

        the actor dancing beneath overhanging wisteria and pine, his left hand holding a sword, in the play Wakamidori nishiki Soga performed in the 1st month of Horeki 5 [1755] at the Nakamura-za; publisher's mark of Maruya Kohei, signed Ishikawa Toyonobu hitsu Apparently an unrecorded print Condition Note: Very good impression, soiled and stuck down onto cardboard with one wormhole, full margins

        Sotheby's
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), C.EARLY 1760'S
        Jun. 08, 2004

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), C.EARLY 1760'S

        Est: £1,000 - £1,500

        characteristically depicted as two Chinese boys with long straight hair denoting their supernatural essence, one holding a salver of treasures and a reishi staff, the other a stalk of blooming lotus, other assorted takaramono lie strewn on the ground including coral and manji, no publisher's mark, signed Ishikawa Shuha ga with seal Toyonobu Condition Note: Good impression, considerably toned and laid-down

        Sotheby's
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85)
        Jun. 08, 2004

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85)

        Est: £600 - £800

        the first, c.early 1770's, depicting a group of young boys arranging a cock fight during the fifth month of the Boy's Festival, no publisher's mark, unidentified collector's seal on recto; the other, c.late 1760's, of a woman holding a child in her arms and pointing to the full moon, another girl seated at a kinuta (fulling block), publisher's mark of Urokogataya Magobei; signed respectively Ishikawa Toyonobu zu and Ishikawa Shuha ga Condition Note: Good impressions, the first slightly faded, the second considerably toned A COCK FIGHT FROM THE SERIES AZUMA WARABE GOSEKKU NO ASOBI (AMUSEMENTS OF YOUNG CHILDREN IN THE EASTERN CAPITAL IN THE FIVE ANNUAL FESTIVALS) AND ONE OTHER

        Sotheby's
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), EARLY 1780'S
        Jun. 08, 2004

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), EARLY 1780'S

        Est: £700 - £900

        depicting a courtesan seated by a basin of goldfish and looking up towards her kamuro who holds a tortoise, one of the attributes of Jurojin, an uchikake draped over a lacquer kimonokake behind them, no publisher's mark, signed Ishikawa Shuha ga with seal Toyonobu Condition Note: Good impression, rather soiled and faded

        Sotheby's
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), C.EARLY 1760'S
        Jun. 08, 2004

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), C.EARLY 1760'S

        Est: £1,500 - £2,000

        depicting a boy pulling a woman towards the moored boats by the riverside, a waka poem inscribed beside the figures: Asakiseni / saosahinoboru kawabuneno / kokoro mo yukanu / yowo wataruran 'Like a boat crossing a shallow river, against my will, I too will cross over to another world.' publisher's mark of Urokogataya Magobei, signed Ishikawa Shuha hitsu Condition Note: Fine impression, slightly faded and soiled but otherwise in good state

        Sotheby's
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), C.1750'S
        Jun. 08, 2004

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), C.1750'S

        Est: £10,000 - £12,000

        the former parading in geta, accompanied by her customary kamuro following behind, the latter imitating both the posture and walk of her mistress, the fan decoration on their kimono possibly indicates that they are from the House of Ogiya, publisher's mark of Urokogataya Magobei, a poem inscribed above: Iro kaenu / matsu wa yuki nimo / najimi kana '[the leaves of] pine trees, which never fade, are thus familiar even with the snow [of Winter]' signed Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu zu with seals Ishikawa Uji and Toyonobu Condition Note: Superb impression with exceptional preservation of colour, a little soiled with wormage but otherwise in very good condition

        Sotheby's
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), C.1750'S
        Jun. 08, 2004

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), C.1750'S

        Est: £2,000 - £3,000

        in a play in the hinamatsuri (doll's festival), probably the Hinayagata Fuji o miru kyo, perfomed in the 3rd month of Horeki 1 [1751] at the Nakamura-za; Sanogawa Ichimatsu kneeling beside a toy set of bows and arrows and holding a sword whilst Segawa Kichiji II is seated at a higher level as if on display on a tiered stand, a nazo nazo (riddle) inscribed above: Sanogawa Ichimatsu Segawa Kichiji to kakete / Hinaningyo no hakoiri to toku / kokoro wa jochu ga mitagaru 'Women are attracted by Sanogawa and Segawa and in their hearts would like to take them home and put them amongst their dolls' publisher's mark of Urokogataya Magobei, signed Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu zu with seals Ishikawa Uji and Toyonobu Apparently an unrecorded print Condition Note: Very fine impression, areas of wormage, laid-down

        Sotheby's
      • ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), 1750
        Jun. 08, 2004

        ISHIKAWA TOYONOBU, (1711-85), 1750

        Est: £3,000 - £4,000

        the young actor (b.1741), performing a combined dance simultaneously, his right hand manipulating a shishimai costume and his left, a shakkyo costume against a background of butterlies hovering above peonies in the play, Aki no chogatami no hane, performed in the 9th month of Kanen 3 [1750] at the Nakamura-za, an inscription above indicates that Segawa would be eight years old which would date the performance to 1748 (but he is actually ten), publisher's mark of Urokogataya Magobei, signed Meijôdô Ishikawa Shûha Toyonobu zu with seals Ishikawa Uji and Toyonobu Condition Note: Very fine impression, two areas of restored wormage but otherwise in fine condition

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      • Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)
        Mar. 25, 2003

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)

        Est: $10,000 - $15,000

        Two boys wrestling and two cocks preparing to fight, a benizuri-e signed Tanjodo Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu zu and sealed Ishikawa uji and Toyonobu, published by Urokogataya Magobei--moderately good impression, good color, stains and soil, small tears restored, horizontal creases dai oban tate-e : 43.1 x 30.3cm.

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      • Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)
        Sep. 18, 2002

        Ishikawa Toyonobu (1711-1785)

        Est: $100,000 - $150,000

        Benizuri-e of a young couple waking in a strong wind under a willow tree, poem in the background, signed Tanjodo Ishikawa Shuha Toyonobu zu, sealed Ishikawa uji and Toyonobu, published by Maruya Kohei--fine impression, soiled on right and left edges dai oban tate-e : 42 x 30.1cm. PROVENANCE Henri Vever (1854-1942), sold Sotheby's, London, Highly Important Japanese Prints, Illustrated Books and Drawings from the Henri Vever Collection: Part I, 26 March, 1974, no. 33 EXHIBITION Paris, Mus‚e des Arts Decoratifs, "Estampes Japonaises Primitives," 1909.2 NOTES PUBLISHED: C. Vignier, T. Inada & R. Koechlin, Estampes Japonaises Primitives Expos‚es au Mus‚e des Arts D‚coratifs en F‚vrier 1909, (Paris: 1909), no. 221, pl. LIV. Yoshida Teruji, ed., Hanga soshi jidai (Prints of the early period), vol. 3 of Ukiyo-e taisei (Tokyo: Toho Shoin, 1931), pl. 12.

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