The Clarence Buckingham Collection of Japanese Prints. Volume II. Harunobu, Koryusai, Shigemasa, Their Followers and Contemporaries.
Margaret O. Gentles.
Price: 250.00 USD
Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1965. Large folio, 307 pp. 8 full page color plates, 530 b/w plates. Bibliography. Glossary and index. Arnzten N 145"Meets the highest standards of published catalogues; complete descriptions and excellent illustrations"."This second volume of the catalogue of The Clarence Buckingham Collection of Japanese Prints has been published in an edition of 1000 copies by The Art Institute of Chicago. The illustrations, both color and black and white are by the Meriden Gravure Co., Greenwich, Ct. and the text and binding are by R.R. Donnelly & Sons Co., Crawfordsville, Indiana. Catalogue designed Lynn Martin." Volume I was done 10 years earlier, 1955, in an edition of 500 copies. Each volume is a stand alone i.e., independent of each other as each covers different periods and different artists. An impressive scholarly achievement as well as a magnificent example of book production. Mint in slipcase and original shipping carton.