Kaji, Yukiko ed: SOSAKU HANGASHI NO KEIFU: SOMOKUJU OYO SAKUHIN ZUHAN 1905-1944 NEN. (A Complete Listing and Description of Sosaku Hanga Magazines from 1905-1944). Tokyo, 2008. 4, 96, 1115 pp. 4 pp. colour plates. Numerous b/w text illustrations. Indexes. 26x19 cm. Boards.
An exhaustive reference on Sosaku Hanga 'Creative Print' magazines, that flourished in Japan in the first half of the twentieth century. The magazines were a showcase for the outburst of creative activity in printing that accompanied the opening-up of Japan in the Meiji and Taisho periods and which continued in the first part of the Showa reign. The magazines are listed chronologically with detailed listings of prints and artists in the magazines and the listings are accompanied by black-and-white illustrations showing prints in the magazines. Such magazines and the prints are now highly-collectable. Text in Japanese.
Subjects: Illustrated Books Printing
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 130 in printed List 189.
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