This wonderful album is full of original woodblock prints from a true master of the Art Kono Bairei. Hyakuch gafu First Edition One of three Volumes this one is Sky (or Heaven) Bairei Kono was a highly renowned artist in the bird and flower painting school (kacho-ga) in the imperial city and old capital of Japan, Kyoto There about 36 Birds and each print measures Each print measures approximately 9 3/4 inches by 6 1/2 inches and is on softly aged washi paper. Bairei’s red seal or hanko is on each print and the birds are named in Japanese characters. The prints are in excellent condition, with strong impressions. Watermark stain to cover corner. Please see photographs Nevertheless this is a unique album in great condition. Printed paper covers with title label, string tied (Original), Japanese text. Comes with Envelope sleeve For Bairei, it was a long journey, as he started his painting studies at the age of 8 in the Maruyama School of naturalist painting. At 27, he transferred to the Nanga School, which embraces the painting of natural history and botanical subjects in an expressive and less restrained manner. He was instrumental in establishing the Kyoto School of Painting, finally retiring to open his own studio to other painters. Kono Bairei hyakuch gafu Woodblock Album One Hundred Birds Sky Vol 1881. First Edition One of three Volumes this one is Sky (or Heaven) Bairei Kono was a highly renowned artist in the bird and flower painting school (kacho-ga) in the imperial city and old capital of Japan, Kyoto. There about 36 Birds and each print measures Each print measures approximately 9 3/4 inches by 6 1/2 inches and is on softly aged washi paper. Comes with Envelope sleeve. It was a long journey, as he started his painting studies at the age of 8 in the Maruyama School of naturalist painting. View My Other Items For Sale. Please send postal orders or bankers drafts immediately to ensure to get them to me on time. If you wish to collect and pay cash you must do so within 7 days. Once 7 days have passed I may resell or relist any items which have not been paid for without notification. For International Rates please ask for quote. All customers are invited to collect their items should they so wish. Loss or damage waiver. By “material difference” Imean a clear listing error, or misrepresentation, which in my opinion materially affects the item’s value. Failure to pay this charge within 14 days may result in the item being resold to cover my costs. Without exception, my liability to the customer is strictly limited to the price paid for the item. CHAFFER Antiques is a Sole Trader. I tend to sell Antiques, vintage goods, Collectables and Rarer & unusual items. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva’s. Attention Sellers – Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Kono Bairei hyakuch gafu Woodblock Album One Hundred Birds Sky Vol 1881″ is in sale since Friday, April 27, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Prints”. The seller is “chafferantiques” and is located in Robertsbridge. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates.
- Product: Prints
- Sub-Type: Original Woodblock Book by Kono Bairei
- Primary Material: Paper & Ink
- Age: 1850-1899
- Region of Origin: Japanese
- Original/Repro: Antique Original