Nihon meishoden (Famous Artisans of Japan)
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- Nihon meishoden (Famous Artisans of Japan)
Photobook. First edition. Signed copy.
- Made in: Kyoto-fu
Superb portraits of sixteen major figures from the world of literature (Kawabata Yasunari), woodcut art (Munakata Shiko), acting (Mizutani Yaeko), pottery (Hamada Shoji), go (Sakata Eio), as well as the heart-surgeon Sagakibara Shigeru - to name just a few. All of them were survivors, the old guard of Japan - in a positive sense. The characters are full of a sense of their own achievement and they were clearly comfortable with Domon's presence. Book-design by Tanaka Ikko. Only 2 copies in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)
2007 Jun 13-Oct 7, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from Prehistory to the Present'
2010 Jun-Oct, BM Japanese Galleries, ‘Japan from prehistory to the present’
2011 Jun-2011 Oct, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
2013-2014, Oct-Feb BM Japanese Galleries, ‘Japan from prehistory to the present’
- PB.30 (Photobook number)
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Object reference number: JCF16148
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