Album of woodblock prints, Volume 16 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 rubber-stamped number identifying the volume number. However, the prints are numbered consectutively through the whole set of volumes: 1 through 204. Again, this number is rubber-stamped on the volume page above the print.

In this volume, the prints on the page rubber-stamped “183” and “189” have been removed and was added by Muller to his collection. See records S2003.8.1926 and S2003.8.1824 respectively.

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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
S2003.8.3742.16
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Print
Type

Album

Keywords
bamboo, bird, eagle, fish, gafu, goose, gull, Japan, kingfisher, moon, owl, Robert O. Muller collection, Showa era (1926 - 1989), sparrow, water
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 rubber-stamped number identifying the volume number. However, the prints are numbered consectutively through the whole set of volumes: 1 through 204. Again, this number is rubber-stamped on the volume page above the print.

In this volume, the prints on the page rubber-stamped "183" and "189" have been removed and was added by Muller to his collection. See records S2003.8.1926 and S2003.8.1824 respectively.

Inscription(s)

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

Numbered on the cover label with a rubberstamped: 16

Pg. 181
Written on album page above print, most probably by Robert Muller: KOSON
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 181

Pg. 182
Written on album page above print, most probably by Robert Muller: 84 [within circle]
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 182

Pg.184
Written on album page above print, most probably by Robert Muller: 25 copies 114 [within
circle]
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 184

Pg. 185
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 185

Pg. 187
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 187

Pg. 188
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 188

Pg. 189
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 189

Pg. 190
Written on album page above print, most probably by Robert Muller: 25 copies 48
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 190

Pg. 191
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 191

Pg. 192
Written on album page above print, most probably by Robert Muller: 85
Rubber-stamped on album page above print: 192

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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