Estimate: $300 – $400
Watanabe Seitei, bound woodblock print album, Kacho-e (Flowers and Birds). His personal seal in red on each of the seven original woodblock prints by the famous artist. Seitei is considered to be the founder of the shin-hanga movement and new techniques. His flowers and birds are considered the best ever executed. Likely self-published in the turn of the 20th century. Bound page fold binding with some separation. Acquired in the Alan Gay house in 1958 (John P. Richardson Estate, Hingham, MA).