1 July 2009
HIROSHI SUGIMOTO (b.1948)
Tokyo: Misumura Printing, 1991.
50 offset lithographs. Each with blindstamp title, date and number on mount. Each approx. 9½ x 12¾in. (24.1 x 31.1cm.) Title & list of plates. Additional plate IBM Courtyard Tokyo. Aluminium portfolio box & card slipcase.
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