Sebastian Izzard LLC participated in JADA's sixth joint exhibition at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion/Ukrainian Institute, 2 East 79th Street, New York during Asia Week. Running March 16-20, 2013, JADA 2013: An Exhibition by the Japanese Art Dealers Association and Momoyama Style presented works of art of the highest quality in keeping with JADA's mission to promote high standards of scholarship and connoisseurship in the field of pre-modern Japanese art. Highlights included paintings by the 18th century Nanga School master Yosa Buson (1716-1784), Tani Buncho (1763-1840), and a rare Buddhist subject by Sakai Hoitsu (1761-1828), a leading Edo period Rinpa artist. Sebastian Izzard LLC also showed rare early Nabeshima porcelain dishes from the mid-17th century. A selection of fine Taisho period prints by artists including Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) was also featured. For more information on this exhibition, please see www.JADA-NY.org.
Japanese Paintings and Prints of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries was shown at Sebastian Izzard LLC, 17 East 76th Street, New York, opening March 16 and running through March 22, 2013. The exhibition featured theater scenes, beautiful women, and landscapes by many of the most popular print artists of the day. Actor portraits in the hosoban format by Katsukawa Shunsho (1726-1792), works by Suzuki Harunobu (1724-1770), and a rare hexaptych depicting three wrestlers by Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) highlighted the show. Please see the EXHIBITIONS section of our website for more details.