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Subject:Antique Japanese book
Posted By: PAUL HELLER Thu, Jan 24, 2019 IP: 2602:304:b0da:3d9:d0

I have had this book for some time measures 6 in by 9 1/2 in, has 15 woodblock prints looks like from various artist,all pages have glitter dusting on them. any information would be appreciated ,age ,purpose.

Subject:Re: Antique Japanese book
Posted By: I.Nagy Sat, Jan 26, 2019

It is a copy of art magazin titled Bijutsu Sekai 美術世界  (Art World),
according to the colophon published in May 24th Year of Meiji (1891) by Shunyōdō in Tokyo. Name of chief editor
was Watanabe Shōtei - a famous Nihonga painter.
Between 1890-94、 25 volumes of this magazin were published.
(The cranes on the 3rd pic. were painted by Ogata Kōrin)

With regards,

Subject:Re: Antique Japanese book
Posted By: PAUL HELLER Mon, Jan 28, 2019

Thank you Nagy for all your efforts | Associations | Articles | Exhibitions | Galleries |