Album of woodblock prints, Volume 13 from a set of 17 volumes labeled as “Panels.”

From a set of print sample albums issued Daikokuya, Tokyo publisher. Volumes 1-17 of “Panels”, each volume with (originally) 12 prints by various artists (some prints now removed or missing). Paper label attached to the cover of each volumes, inscribed in ink: “Panels.”

The volumes are each numbered on the cover label with a rubberstamped number identifying the volume number. However, the prints are numbered consectutively through the whole set of volumes: 1 through 204. Again, this number is rubberstamped on the volume page above the print.

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Maker(s)
Artist: Ohara Koson 小原古邨 (1877-1945)
Publisher: Daikokuya
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1950s
Medium
Woodblock prints; ink and color on paper bound in cloth-covered volume
Dimensions
H x W (closed): 36.5 x 24.2 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Robert O. Muller Collection
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2003.8.3742.13
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Print
Type

Album

Keywords
crow, deer, duck, eagle, gafu, goldfinch, gull, heron, Japan, palm tree, peacock, pine tree, poppy, Robert O. Muller collection, Showa era (1926 - 1989), sparrow, wind chime, wisteria
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

From a set of print sample albums issued Daikokuya, Tokyo publisher. Volumes 1-17 of "Panels", each volume with (originally) 12 prints by various artists (some prints now removed or missing). Paper label attached to the cover of each volumes, inscribed in ink: "Panels."

The volumes are each numbered on the cover label with a rubberstamped number identifying the volume number. However, the prints are numbered consectutively through the whole set of volumes: 1 through 204. Again, this number is rubberstamped on the volume page above the print.

Inscription(s)

Paper label attached to the cover, inscribed in ink: "Panels."

Numbered on the cover label with a rubberstamped: 13

Written on label, most probably by Robert Muller: KOSON ONLY

Pg. 145
Written on album page above print, most probably by Robert Muller: 110 [within circle]
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 145

Pg. 146
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 146

Pg. 147
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 147

Pg. 148
Written on album page above print, most probably by Robert Muller: 111 [within circle]

Pg. 149
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 149

Pg. 150
Written on album page above print, most probably by Robert Muller: 119
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 150

Pg. 151
Written on album page above print, most probably by Robert Muller: 112 [within circle]
KOSON
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 151

Pg. 152
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 152

Pg. 153
Written on album page above print, most probably by Robert Muller: KOSON
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 153

Pg. 154
Written on album page above print, most probably by Robert Muller: 50 copies wanted 51
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 154

Pg. 155
Written on album page above print, most probably by Robert Muller: 115 [within circle]
KOSON
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 155

Pg. 156
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 156

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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