Japanese Colour-Prints And Their Designers A Lecture Delivered Before The Japan Society Of New York April 19, 1911. Frederick William Gookin.

Japanese Colour-Prints And Their Designers A Lecture Delivered Before The Japan Society Of New York April 19, 1911

NY: Japan Society, 1913. First edition. Hardcover. 52 pages. 32 x 26 cm, twenty-four plates, all but two are in full-color -- latter are lithographs on mounted vellum stock. An early appreciation and retrospective of the master artists of the Ukiyoe school --Harunobu, Kiyomitsu, Toyonobu, Masanobu, et al .Gookin notes, "They represent a plebeian art which was not a spontaneous upgrowth from the soil, but, so to speak, a down-growth or offshoot from an old and highly developed art of aristocratic lineage. Notable lenders to the exhibit were Samuel Isham, The Estate of Francis Lathrop and Howard Mansfield; indeed,they were the major American collectors at that time. Limited edition, copy 209 of 1000 printed by DeVinne. Clean and very fresh internally, slight bump front cover corners. Orig. thick boards and cloth. Very good. Item #4472

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