1850. Item #90761
[EHON] UEDA KOCHÔ 上田公長. SUI-UN RYAKUGA水 雲略画. Edo & Osaka, Yamashiroya Sahei, Kawachiya Kiyoshichi, Kawachiya Kihei. Kaei 3 . 23 x 17 cm, Blue-grey covers with printed paper title label, string-bound fukuro-toji. Designs from Ueda Kochô's (1788-1850) work selected and published by his student, Tankatei, in the year of Kochô's death. A drawing guide to the "abbreviated style" [ryakuga], first popularized by Keisai Masayoshi some 50 years before. . The bottom of the title label is missing, some cover soiling, very good overall. See Mitchell p. 507 for more on this work. Very unusual work. It appears that it was commissioned for publication by Tankatei.