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New Years Eve Auction

Sat, Dec 31, 2022 11:00AM EST
Lot 156

Collection of Japanese Ukiyo-e Books

Estimate: $200 - $500

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30 books on Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints from the collection of a Connecticut collector of ukiyo-e prints. Includes works on major artists, from Hokusai, Hiroshige, and Utamaro, to 20th century practitioners of Shin Hanga, like Hiroshi Yoshida, and sosaku hanga, such as Toshi Yoshida and Naoko Matsubara. Includes: Naoko Matsubara, "Kyoto Woodcuts"; J. Hillier, "Hokusai"; J. Hillier, "Utamaro; three childrens books by Toshi Yoshida; "Yumejo Takehisa" (in Japanese); Link, "Primitive Ukiyo-e"; "Hiroshige and Japanese Landscapes"; Merritt and Yamada, "Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints"; Michener, "Japanese Prints"; Richard Lane, "Images from the Floating World"; Roni Neuer & Susugu Yoshida, "Ukiyo-e: 250 Years of Japanese Art"; four copies of "The Complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hiroshi" (English and Japanese); and 7 books from series "Masterworks of Ukiyo-e". All books in very nice condition, perfect for an art library. One of the Toshi Yoshida picture books includes a signed Christmas letter from Toshi Yoshida, and the "Kyoto Woodcuts" includes an original woodcut by Naoko Matsubara. Keywords: book, library, research, art history, history, prints, ukiyoe, ukiyo e
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