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Lot

Lot#4

Lottitle: KIMBEI, KUSAKABE (1841-1934) Album containing 50 delicately hand-colored photographs of Japan, including lovely landscapes,
Est. Price: 3000 - 4500 USD / 2284 - 3426 €
Real. Price: - / -

Description

KIMBEI, KUSAKABE (1841-1934) Album containing 50 delicately hand-colored photographs of Japan, including lovely landscapes, detailed urban scenes, temples, geishas, merchants, and even a wedding ceremony. Hand-colored mounted albumen prints, each approxmately 8x10¼ inches (20.3x26 cm.), and the reverse, nearly all with an inventory number in the negative and all but one with a typed caption label, in English, on the mounts below the image area. Oblong folio, rebound? in blue cloth with applied decorative elements, partially detached from the text block; with a faint Kimbei stamp, a Yokohama stamp, and the original owner's inscription and date, in ink, on the front free endpaper; all edges gilt. 1887

Auction

FINE PHOTOGRAPHS & PHOTOBOOKS
Date & Time: 2/28/12 - 2/28/12, 2:00 PM
House & Location: Swann Galleries, New York
Categories: Photography

Viewing

2/23/12 - 2/28/12
Swann Galleries
104 East 25th Street
NY 10010-2977
New York

Specialist

Daile Kaplan
Phone:212-254-4710 ext.21
Email: dkaplan@swanngalleries.com

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