Volume II, The Clarence Buckingham Collection of Japanese Prints: Harunobu, Koryusai, Shigemasa, their followers and contemporaries
Gentles, Margaret O.
Price: 90.00 USD
Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1954. Beautiful terracotta linen/boards. Gilt lettering on spine and top edge gilt. vi + 307 pp. with 8 color plates and 527 total bw illus., numbered by artist. Housed in matching board slipcase with black cover lettering and design. Oversize. Please inquire about actual shipping costs to your location. With an introduction by Gentles, Keeper of the Buckingham Collection. Includes a bibliography, index, and glossary. The artists represented are Suzuki Harunobu, Suzuki Harushige, Kuninobu, Tosen, Masunobu, Mitsunobu, Komai Yoshinobu, Komatsuken, Minko, Ran-U, Shichu, Isoda Koryusai, Kitao Shigemasa, Ishikawa Toyomasa, Okabe Nangaku, Uchimasa, Utagawa Toyoharu, Utagawa Toyonobu, and various unidentified artists. Four of the color plates are by Harunobu, and four are by Koryusai. Visual detail on each plate and illustration is excellent, and each is fully-annotated by Gentles. Bw images are of various sizes and shapes, but several are nearly full-page in size. one of 1000 copies printed. Fine/As New/Unread; Clean, bright, tight, beautiful.