Suzuki Harunobu: A Selection of his Color Prints and Illustrated Books, Hillie..

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Suzuki Harunobu: A Selection of his Color Prints and Illustrated Books
ISBN:
0879230819
Author:
Jack Hillier
Publisher:
The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Release Date:
1970
Seller Category:
JAPANESE ART
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1
Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: AFAB0052
Notes: Near Fine black cloth with gilt lettering to spine in English and Japanese, tall 4to 12 1/4" x 9 1/4", full-color Courtesan of Ibaraki-ya Detaining a Young Man frontispiece, 151 color and black-and-white plates with detailed descriptions therein. 239 pp., including bibliography and glossary. Near Fine cream dust jacket with Harunobu painting on front panel, mylar-protected, tight unmarked interior, expected wear to panel edges, minor soiling to front endpaper, otherwise a smart copy with exceptional reproductions. Suzuki Harunobu (1724-1770) was an artist of note from the Ukiyo-e school during the Edo period for being the first artist to depict scenes at night, and he was also recognized for his contributions to Shunga or erotica later in his career.