London, South Kensington
20 July 2000
A Japanese lacquer and cloisonne photograph album,
the central plaque decorated with birds amongst flowering branches in coloured enamels within a lacquer border, containing approx. 50 sepia and coloured photographs of Yokohama, Tokio, Kamakura, Yumoto, Kioto etc., bijin and tradesmen etc. -- each leaf 10½in. (26.5cm.) long, 19th/20th Century, (minor wear, album cover distressed).
See Illustration for part.
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Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
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