Chinese Woodcutters Association comp: KANG ZHAN BA NIAN MUKE XUANJI. Woodcuts of War-Time China 1937-1945. Shanghai, 1946. xxxi, 1 pp. colour and 98 pp. b/w fullpage illustrations, 36 pp. Loose insert listing plates in Chinese and English. 26x18 cm. Wrappers.
An early work on communist propaganda woodblock prints produced during the war period in China from 1937-1945. Near dual texts in Chinese and English. Introduction. Essay: 'The Birth and Growth of the New Art of Wood-Engraving in China'. Brief biographical sketches of the woodblock print artists. A total of 99 full page illustrations of woodblock prints from the period, one in colour, the remaining 98 in black-and-white. Slight bump to top right-hand edge of the book which extends through the text block, otherwise in fine condition. Rare.
Subjects: Woodcuts Propaganda
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 93 in printed List 189.
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