Monthly Archives: August 2011

Archive Sale of Japanese Prints

Kunisada, Woman in Toshidama Frame We’ve been looking back through our archives at some of the wonderful prints that have been overlooked during the last year, and have put together a show with some terrific reductions, plus an additional 15% … Continue reading

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Gajo – Traditional Bindings for Japanese Woodblock Prints

Eisen, Geisha There’s a fantastic feeling that you get when you hold a perfect ukiyo print in your hands, one that has escaped the ravages of time. Edo (Tokyo) has been plagued by fires which were so frequent in the … Continue reading

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On Being a Picture Dealer & The Trouble With Hiroshige

I’ve combined two posts here because they are related. To start with I’d like to look at the relationships between dealer, artwork, value and marketplace. Let’s start with the dealer. As in every walk of life, no two dealers or … Continue reading

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