Masterpieces by Sesshu



Shiichi Tajima, Editor, 1910

 


Tajima, Shiichi (editor):
Masterpieces by Sesshu, Tokyo, The Shimbi Shoin, 1910, folio (19 1/2 x 13 3/8 in - 49.5 x 34 cm), decorated silk covers with beveled edges, tied with purple string, front cover with paste on title in Japanese, decorative silk covering on spine, top and bottom edges with gilt, 60 plates (11 color woodblock plates and 49 black and white collotype plates). High quality thick paper stock pages (only one side used) used on all plates. Color woodblock plates are tipped into a recessed area on the page. The collotype plates are printed directly on the page. This volume is devoted to the work Sesshu. The books starts with five folded pages of thin paper. One folded page has the list of illustrations on one side and is blank on the other. This is followed by one folded page which provides information on Sesshu. Next are three folded pages which provide a "Brief Explanation on the Reproductions." The plates are preceded by a descriptive tissue guard. The plates vary in the size of the image area..

Issued with a decorated cloth folding case.

 
Listing of Plates

 

List of Plates

 
1-2     Landscape .................... Count Tanaka Mitsuaki, Tokyo [1 color]
        

3       Quaint Peaks and a 
         Mountain Town ............... Mr. Fujita Denzaburo, Osaka

4       Shoki Mounted on an Ass ...... Mr. Magoshi Kyohei, Tokyo

5       Landscape .................... Viscount Akimoto Okitomo, Tokyo [1 color]
        

6       Farm Scene ....................Baron Masuda Akiyoshi, Nagato

7-9     Landscapes ....................Marquis Satake Yoshinari, Tokyo [1 color]
        

10-12   Landscapes in Summer                                           [1 color]
         and Winter .................. Prince Mori Motoaki, Tokyo
        

13-24   Landscapes ................... Marquis Hosokawa Morishige, Tokyo  [3 color]
        
        
        
        
        

25-26   Landscapes in Summer 
         and Winter .................. Count Tokugawa Satomichi, Tokyo

27      Tofukuji; an Actual Scene .... Tofukuji, Kyoto

28-30   Kwannon and landscapes ....... Mr. Ooka Ikuzo, Tokyo

31      Landscape .................... Viscount Matsudaira Yodai, Tokyo

32-34   Landscapes ................... Marquis Kuroda Naganari, Tokyo  [1 color]
        

35      Landscape in the Haboku 
         Style ....................... Imperial Household Museum, Tokyo

26-37   Landscapes in the Haboku 
         Style ....................... Mr. Takata Shinzo, Tokyo
 
38      Kwannon ...................... Count Matsudaira Naosuke, Tokyo  [1 color]
        

39      Rakan ........................ Mr. Takata Shinzo, Tokyo
        

40-43   Sixteen Rakan ................ Mr. Kato Masayoshi, Tokyo
        

44      Kwannon ...................... Count Kamei Shigetsune, Tokyo

45      Daruma and Yeka .............. Mr. Magoshi Kyohei, Tokyo

46      Cho Kwaro .................... Count Yanagisawa Yasuyoshi, Tokyo

47      Daruma Daishi ................ Marquis Satake Yoshinari, Tokyo

48      Falcon on a Tree ............. Mr. Kato Masayoshi, Tokyo

49      Wagtail ...................... Mr. Shimizu Heiyemon, Wakayama

50-51   Flowers and  Birds ........... Baron Masuda Akiyoshi, Nagato

52-55   Flowers and Birds ............ Marquis Mayeda Toshinari, Tokyo  [2 color]
        
        

56-58   Frolicing .................... Marquis Hosokawa Morishige, Tokyo
        

59-60   Landscapes in the Four 
         Seasons ..................... Marquis Kuroda Naganari, Tokyo
        


Colophon

Printed:  Meiji 43(1910).3.2
Distributed:  Meiji 43(1910)3.28


Listing of Plates without Pics

1-2     Landscape .................... Count Tanaka Mitsuaki, Toxyo.
3       Quaint Peaks and a 
         Mountain Town ............... Mr. Fujita Denzaburo, Osaka.
4       Shoki Mounted on an Ass ...... Mr. Magoshi Kyohei, Tokyo.
5       Landscape .................... Viscount Akimoto Okitomo, Tokyo.
6       Farm Scene ....................Baron Masuda Akiyoshi, Nagato.
7-9     Landscapes ....................Marquis Satake Yoshinari, Tokyo.
10-12   Landscapes in Summer 
         and Winter .................. Prince Mori Motoaki, Tokyo.
13-24   Landscapes ................... Marquis Hosokawa Morishige, Tokyo.
25-26   Landscapes in Summer 
         and Winter .................. Count Tokugawa Satomichi, Tokyo.
27      Tofukuji; an Actual Scene .... Tofukuji, Kyoto.
28-30   Kwannon and landscapes ....... Mr. Ooka Ikuzo, Tokyo.
31      Landscape .................... Viscount Matsudaira Yodai, Tokyo.
32-34   Landscapes ................... Marquis Kuroda Naganari, Tokyo.
35      Landscape in the Haboku 
         Style ....................... Imperial Household Museum, Tokyo.
26-37   Landscapes in the Haboku 
         Style ....................... Mr. Takata Shinzo, Tokyo.
38      Kwannon ...................... Count Matsudaira Naosuke, Tokyo.
39      Rakan ........................ Mr. Takata Shinzo, Tokyo.
40-43   Sixteen Rakan ................ Mr. Kato Masayoshi, Tokyo.
44      Kwannon ...................... Count Kamei Shigetsune, Tokyo.
45      Daruma and Yeka .............. Mr. Magoshi Kyohei, Tokyo.
46      Cho Kwaro .................... Count Yanagisawa Yasuyoshi, Tokyo.
47      Daruma Daishi ................ Marquis Satake Yoshinari, Tokyo.
48      Falcon on a Tree ............. Mr. Kato Masayoshi, Tokyo.
49      Wagtail ...................... Mr. Shimizu Heiyemon, Wakayama.
50-51   Flowers and  Birds ........... Baron Masuda Akiyoshi, Nagato.
52-55   Flowers and Birds ............ Marquis Mayeda Toshinari, Tokyo.
56-58   Frolicing .................... Marquis Hosokawa Morishige, Tokyo.
59-60   Landscapes in the Four 
         Seasons ..................... Marquis Kuroda Naganari, Tokyo.


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