1887. Item #86090
(EHON) KAWANABE Kyôsai [Gyôsai] GYÔSAI GADAN. Tokyo: Iwamoto Shun, Meiji 20 . 25.4 x 17.6 cm. 4 volumes, string-bound Japanese-style in printed covers with paper labels. All in a folding clasped chitsu box with a colorful woodblock printed label. Printed in sumi and light colors throughout. This famous artist's autobiography and copybook provides a remarkable insight into the world of the traditional arts in mid-Meiji Japan by their foremost practitioner. Though this work is not uncommon, the impressions in this copy are unusually good. A very good copy. As issued:.