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Tag: Shibata Zeshin

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    Christie's to Feature Woodblock Print by Katsushika Hokusai

    Katsushika Hokusai started painting when he was only six years old. At the age of 14, Hokusai apprenticed under renowned painter Katsukawa Shunsho. In the 1830s, at the height of Hokusai’s artistic career, he started working on a series of woodblock prints that captured Mount Fuji. This series took several…

    Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) Sanka Hakuu (Storm Below The Summit) [Black Fuji]
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    Shibata Zeshin’s Lacquerware Comes to Auction With Bonhams

    Japanese artist Shibata Zeshin’s use of black lacquer set him apart from his contemporaries. Famously known as the ‘Urushi Master,’ Zeshin created lacquerware cups, trays, and panels. The upcoming Bonhams auction presents a black lacquer tobacco tray from the Meiji era by Shibata Zeshin. The tray’s details demonstrate his command…

    SHIBATA ZESHIN
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    Traditional Japanese Art From the Last Three Centuries Comes to Auction With Bonhams

    Bonhams’ upcoming Edo Sparkle and Tokyo Splendor sale will offer examples of Japanese art from across the last three centuries. The available works of decorative and fine art highlight the country’s culture and traditions. Before the bidding starts, learn more about these lots and their history. Tobacco tray by Shibata…

    Traditional Japanese Art From the Last Three Centuries Comes to Auction With Bonhams3