Lot 132 of 341:
Twelve Wood-Block Prints of Kitagawa Utamaro  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$96
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Title:
Twelve Wood-Block Prints of Kitagawa Utamaro illustrating the Process of Silk Culture

Author:
Utamaro, Kitagawa

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Book Club of California

Date:
1965

Description:

Introduction by Jack Hillier. Illustrated with 12 collotype plates after Utamaro (colored with blocks engraved by Irma Grabhorn) from originals in the collection of Edwin & Irma Grabhorn. (Folio) parchment-backed patterned boards, gilt-lettered spine. One of 450 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press.

Fourth and last of the Japanese print series from the Grabhorn Collection. GB 652.


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Condition:
Light wear; near fine.


 
Item number:
253321
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