A large collection of fine Edo period figurative drawings by Hanabusa Itchō (1652 - 1724)

A large collection of fine Edo period figurative drawings by Hanabusa Itchō (1652 - 1724)

£480
Reference

4353

Each ink and coloured drawing has been conserved, cut, mounted and framed.

Japan, circa 1710

In 1698 he was exiled to a distant island for caricaturing the shogun (military ruler). Pardoned 11 years later, he returned to Edo, changed his name to Hanabusa Itchō (he was originally named Taga Shinkō), and became famous as a painter. He opened a painting school and was active in the artistic circles of the day.

Provenance: Once in the collection of luminary Ophthalmologist and politician Louis Émile Javal (1839 - 1907)

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Dimensions:

Height 39 cm / 15 1332"
Width 34 cm / 13 1332"

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