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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 185

    Michener, James A. The Modern Japanese Print, An Appreciation (Rutland, VT and Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle, Co., 1962), oversize deluxe edition with ten tipped-in original prints, no. 71/510, on kyokushi paper watermaked by Nakajo Sampei, Iwamoto, Fukui Prefecture, signed by the author below postscript stating that the blocks for the prints within were destroyed after release, wood slip case; prints: HIRATSUKA Un'ichi, Byodo-in chihan (Lakeside at the Byodo-in), woodcut on hodomura, printed signature in Japanese and sealed Un, signed in pencil in Roman script Un-ichi Hiratsuka and numbered 71/510; MAEKAWA Sempan, Rampu (Lamp), woodcut on torinoko, signed in pencil in Roman script Senpan Maekawa and numbered 71/510; MORI Yoshitoshi, Kagura no doke (Kagura buffoonery), stencil on hosokawa, sealed Yoshitoshi, signed and dated in pencil in Roman script 1960 Y. Mori and numbered 71/510; WATANABE Sadao, Kiku (Listening), brushed pigments and stencil on momi-gami (crumpled, wrinkled paper) kozo, signed and dated in ink in Roman letters 1960 Sadao Watanabe and numbered 71/510; KINOSHITA Tomio, Kao 3 (Face 3), woodcut on torinoko, titled in pencil in Japanese as above, signed in pencil in Roman script Tomio Kinoshita and numbered 71/510; SHIMA Tamami, Tori B/"Bird--B", woodcut on Takasao torinoko, titled in pencil in English as above, signed in pencil in Roman script Tamami Shima, dated in pencil 1959 and numbered 71/510; AZECHI Umetaro, Yuki otoko (Snowman), woodcut on Fukui kozo, sealed Ume, signed in pencil in Roman letters U. Azechi, dated in pencil -60, and numbered 71/510; IWAMI Reika, Fuyu no kosei 2 (Winter composition 2), woodcut on torinoko, titled in pencil in Japanese as above, signed and dated in pencil in Roman script Reika Iwami '59, and numbered 71/510; YOSHIDA Masaji, Tsuchi No 3 (Earth No. 3), woodcut on torinoko paper, titled in pencil as above, signed in pencil in Roman script Masaji Yoshida, sealed Masaji, dated in pencil 1959, and numbered 71/510; MAKI Haku, Ushi/Ox, woodcut and embossing on kozo, titled in pencil in English, signed in pencil in Roman script Maki and Haku Maki, and numbered 71/510

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    Michener, James A. The Modern Japanese Print, An Appreciation (Rutland, VT and Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle, Co., 1962), oversize deluxe edition with ten tipped-in original prints, no. 71/510, on kyokushi paper watermaked by Nakajo Sampei, Iwamoto, Fukui Prefecture, signed by the author below postscript stating that the blocks for the prints within were destroyed after release, wood slip case; prints: HIRATSUKA Un'ichi, Byodo-in chihan (Lakeside at the Byodo-in), woodcut on hodomura, printed signature in Japanese and sealed Un, signed in pencil in Roman script Un-ichi Hiratsuka and numbered 71/510; MAEKAWA Sempan, Rampu (Lamp), woodcut on torinoko, signed in pencil in Roman script Senpan Maekawa and numbered 71/510; MORI Yoshitoshi, Kagura no doke (Kagura buffoonery), stencil on hosokawa, sealed Yoshitoshi, signed and dated in pencil in Roman script 1960 Y. Mori and numbered 71/510; WATANABE Sadao, Kiku (Listening), brushed pigments and stencil on momi-gami (crumpled, wrinkled paper) kozo, signed and dated in ink in Roman letters 1960 Sadao Watanabe and numbered 71/510; KINOSHITA Tomio, Kao 3 (Face 3), woodcut on torinoko, titled in pencil in Japanese as above, signed in pencil in Roman script Tomio Kinoshita and numbered 71/510; SHIMA Tamami, Tori B/"Bird--B", woodcut on Takasao torinoko, titled in pencil in English as above, signed in pencil in Roman script Tamami Shima, dated in pencil 1959 and numbered 71/510; AZECHI Umetaro, Yuki otoko (Snowman), woodcut on Fukui kozo, sealed Ume, signed in pencil in Roman letters U. Azechi, dated in pencil -60, and numbered 71/510; IWAMI Reika, Fuyu no kosei 2 (Winter composition 2), woodcut on torinoko, titled in pencil in Japanese as above, signed and dated in pencil in Roman script Reika Iwami '59, and numbered 71/510; YOSHIDA Masaji, Tsuchi No 3 (Earth No. 3), woodcut on torinoko paper, titled in pencil as above, signed in pencil in Roman script Masaji Yoshida, sealed Masaji, dated in pencil 1959, and numbered 71/510; MAKI Haku, Ushi/Ox, woodcut and embossing on kozo, titled in pencil in English, signed in pencil in Roman script Maki and Haku Maki, and numbered 71/510


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