SUKENOBU (1671-1750). Ehon mitsuwa gusa. (Sold)
Artist: Nishikawa Sukenobu (1671-1750)
Title: Ehon mitsuwa gusa. Volume three of three.
Description: The final volume of a set illustrated with women in various occupations and Chinese proverbs. One single page and fourteen double page illustrations.
Date: Colophon dated Hōreki 8 (1758).
Publisher: Hishiya Jihē
Block-cutter: Fujimura Zen'emon
Size: 27 x 19 cm
Medium: Woodblock printing.
Literature: H. Kerlen,Catalogue of Pre-Meiji Japanese Books and Maps in Public Collections in the Netherlands. Amsterdam, 1996, pag. 115, n. 291. Another copy from the Pulverer Collection is in the Freer Gallery of Art n. FSC-GR-780.450.1-3.
Conditions: Original cover and title slip slightly rubbed. Fine impression on thick paper, in very good conditions.
Item no: MU 13