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Gendai nihon shashin zenshu (An Overview of Modern Japanese Photography)

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  • Title (object)

    • Gendai nihon shashin zenshu (An Overview of Modern Japanese Photography)
  • Description

    Photobook. First edition. 9 vols.

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    • 1958-1959
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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 35.3 centimetres (covers; each)
    • Width: 26 centimetres (covers; each)
  • Curator's comments

    Nine volumes provide a select survey of the chief players as well as the chief subjects in modern Japanese photography: 1. Kimura Ihei sakuhinshu - [The works of Kimura Ihei]. 2. Domon Ken sakuhinshu - [The works of Domon Ken] 3. Hamaya Hiroshi sakuhinshu - [The works of Hamaya Hiroshi]. 4. Riarizumu Sakuhinshu - [Realism] 5. Potoreto sakuhinshu - [Portraits]. 6. Fukei sakuhinshu - [Scenery]. 7. Nudo sakuhinshu - [Nudes]. 8. Dobutsu sakuhinshu - [Animals]. 9. Sangaku sakuhinshu - [Mountaineering]. What is most surprising is the quality of the printing of the black-and-white images. Very rare. Only one set in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)


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  • Additional IDs

    • PB.202 (Photobook number)

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