Kazan's Picture Album, Complete Volume 1 with 12 Woodblock Prints, 1911

by Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841)

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Kazan's Picture Album, Complete Volume 1 with 12 Woodblock Prints, 1911 by Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841)

Original Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841) Japanese Woodblock Print
Kazan's Picture Album, Complete Volume 1 with 12 Woodblock Prints, 1911

Series; Kazan's Picture Album (Kazan gafu)
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Kazan's Picture Album, Complete Volume 1 with 12 Woodblock Prints, 1911 - Kazan's Picture Album - Rare complete book of "Kazan's Picture Album" by Watanabe Kazan, who was a samurai and a painter during the Edo era. Published in two volumes by Unsodo in 1911, "Kazan's Picture Album" (Kazan gafu) features woodblocks based on the artist's paintings. These attractive nature prints encompass a range of subjects, including birds, flowers, plants, and sea life. Rendered in a loose style, these handsome designs capture the immediacy and fluid brushwork of the original paintings. This volume includes 12 woodblock prints, attached side to side accordion style with paper covers. Rare to find complete.

Artist - Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841)

Image Size - Each image 10" x 13 1/8"; book size 10" x 6 5/8" x 1/4"

Condition - Nice color and detail. Staining at edges, separation at ends of vertical centerfold.

Kazan's Picture Album, Complete Volume 1 with 12 Woodblock Prints, 1911 by Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841)
Kazan's Picture Album, Complete Volume 1 with 12 Woodblock Prints, 1911 by Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841)
Kazan's Picture Album, Complete Volume 1 with 12 Woodblock Prints, 1911 by Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841)
Kazan's Picture Album, Complete Volume 1 with 12 Woodblock Prints, 1911 by Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841)

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