Shin-Bijutsukai [Japanese design magazine]. Nine volumes. Kyoto, Uns›d›, 1901-4.
. A collection of nine volumes of the famous Japanese design magazine Shin-Bijutsukai (New Oceans of Art), six include also an English title. Each booklet comprises 20 - 25 coloured woodcut plates with different expressive and delicate designs for textiles, porcelain, metalwork, ceramics, furniture, etc. Created by the foremost artists of the time. Size: 24 x 16.5 cm. As issued, double folded leaves stitched in the Japanese fashion, in original decorated paper wrappers, silk ties. Wrappers with some minor stain and wear. Ownership stamp and numbers on covers. Small label pasted on upper cover (two copies). Internally fine. Housed in a decorated paper box.The Shin-Bijutsukai magazine, published monthly between 1901-06 (previously Bijutsukai), introduced new modern patterns created by traditional Japanese patterns in combination with the Art Nouveau ornamental design. Edited by illustrator K›rin Furuya, student of Kamisaka Sekka, who was one of foremost designers to create the Japanese "modern design" in the first decade of the twentieth century. Published by Uns›d›, the reputable printing house in Kyoto.
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Book number: 121214
€ 3600.00 [Appr.: US$ 4075.65 | £UK 3059.75 | JP¥ 461127]
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