Jan van Doesburg - Ukiyo–E To Horimono, The History and Art of Japanese Prints and Tattooing - 2013

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Jan van Doesburg - Ukiyo–E To Horimono, The History and Art of Japanese Prints and Tattooing - 2013
Art - Quantity: 1 - Book

An extremely well documented scholarly monography of tattooing as depicted in Japanese woodblock prints through the ages. In his essay (160 pages, 35 illustrations) the author discusses the artistic, social and iconographic aspects and the technique of woodblock printing. The second part documents in detail reproductions of 80 woodblock prints from the Van der Velden Collection. All illustrations in full color. Glossary, bibliograhy and a survey of hundreds of seals of censors and dates (1791-1876).
Beautifully designed and very well printed on three kinds of paper. The color of the spine has slightly faded.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Art
Author/ Illustrator
Jan van Doesburg
Book Title
Ukiyo–E To Horimono, The History and Art of Japanese Prints and Tattooing
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Huys den Esch, Dodewaard 2013
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
320
Dimensions
12.5×9.2 in
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