Jasper52 spotlights Japanese woodblock prints, Dec. 8

On Wednesday, December 8, starting at 8 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will hold an auction of Japanese Woodblock Prints – 86 thoughtfully-chosen lots of images that show the stunning range of talent and mastery in this well-regarded (and well-collected) artistic arena. Represented in the lineup are works by Ikeda Eisen, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Takahashi Hiroaki, Utagawa Kunisada II, Kiyoshi Saito, Tomikichiro Tokuriki, Taisei Hokuba, Tsuru-ya Kokei, Tomikichiro Tokuriki, Morikawa Sobun and many others.

1888 first edition print, ‘Looking relaxed: The appearance of a Kyoto geisha of the Kansei era,’ from Tsukioka Yoshitoshi’s series ‘Thirty-two Aspects of Customs and Manners,’ est. $3,000-$3,500

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Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.