The Woodblock and the Artist: The Life and Work of Shiko Munakata,1991,Fine w/DJ
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The Woodblock and the Artist: The Life and Work of Shiko Munakata
Sori Yanagi (Editor) et al.
Notes: A Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, First Edition, 4to, 12" x 9 1/2." Red-brown cloth-covered boards in a black paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on book spine. Gilt and light purple lettering on front panel and dust jacket spine. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has light rubbing and minuscule wear to extremities, else clean and intact, not price-clipped. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with color illustrations. 147 pp., including illustrations. Published on the occasion of an exhibition. Beautiful monograph featuring the life and work of Shiko Munakata (1903-1985), a Japanese artist. Munakata is perhaps best-known for his woodblock prints but he also made watercolors, oil paintings, and calligraphy and illustrated books. Includes essays by different authors about Munakata as well as essays by Munakata. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.