Japanese prints and woodcut books by Unknown Artist

The collections consists of 35 prints including examples by Utamaro, Kiyomasu, Kunisada and Minko; 27 small prints from early series by Kiyonaga, Shunso, Utamaro, Okumura Toshinobu, Hiroshige and 18 woodcut books including Shichi no tsuto (1791), Otoko Toka (1798) and Onna Sharei (1660).

Details

Art Fund grant:
£157 ( Total: £157)
Acquired in:
1942
Vendor:
Mr Sexton

Provenance

Collection of Major J O'Brien Sexton

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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