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KOBAYASHI, Kiyochika.
10 tryptiques de format ôban tate-e montés en album. Nomenclature ci-dessous.

Published
Tôkyô: 1897-1898.
Plates
10
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
Tôkyô: 1897-1898.
Ref
1022

Dimensions de l'album : (23.5 x 35.5 cm & 35.5 x 70.5 cm) Album of 10 ôban tryptichs of three panels each, attached at the seams, backed with attractive patterned paper; contributors are as follows: - 1 : Kobayashi Kiyochika. Editeur : Kobayashi Tetsujirô Meiji 30 (1897). – 2 : Watanabe (Yôsai) Nobukazu (nom d'artiste). Editeur Takegawa Seikichi. Meiji Année et mois laissés en blanc. – 3 : Kobayashi Kiyochika (nom d'artiste) . – 4 : Watanabe (Yôsai) Nobukazu (nom d'artiste). – 5 : Tsukioka (Taisô )Yoshitoshi (nom d'artiste). – 6 : Watanabe (Yôsai) Nobukazu (nom d'artiste). Ed. Takegawa Seikichi, s. d. – 7 : Tsukioka (Taisô )Yoshitoshi. Ed. Kobayashi Tetsujirô, Meiji 31 (1898). – 8 : Kobayashi Kiyochika (nom d'artiste). Ed. Takegawa Seikichi. – 9 : Watanabe (Yôsai) Nobukazu (nom d'artiste). – 10 : Kobayashi Kiyochika (nom d'artiste). Ed. Takegawa Seikichi. Nous donnons à titre indicatif le titre du premier tryptique : « Wada Gorôzaemon : Akechi Sabanosuke Mitsuharu traversant le lac (Biwa) sur sa monture pour se rendre à Karamatsusaki (Akechi Samanosuke Mitsuharu swimming across a lake to the Karasaki pines). » [Après sa défaite contre les troupes de Hori Hidemasa, il bat en retraite et part égorger son cousin Mitsuhide avec qui il avait fait une alliance qui tourna court et massacra sa famille avant de se suicider] Coloured plates in order: 1. Japanese warrior Knight swims across a lake with his horse. 2. A mounted Japanese Warrior is pursued both on horseback and on foot. 3. A pair of Japanese Warriors and their horses swim across a lake, while arrows fly above their heads. 4. A Japanese Warrior defends his Master, who emerges from within a tent, from angry warriors outside. 5. A fierce scene enacted within a tent. 6. A Japan warrior flees to safety across a river, from a chasing band of heavily armed men. 7. A battle fought on the High Seas. 8. A scene showing opposing kneeling Japanese Warriors and their respective Masters. 9. Advancing Japanese Warriors on an opposing Warlord holed up in a house. 10. Japanese Warriors preparing to move off for battle.