KAWANISHI HIDE (1894-1965). Kijutsu majutsu. (Sold)
Artist: Kawanishi Hide (1894-1965)
Title: Kijutsu majutsu (Magic tricks and magicians), one volume, complete.
Description: A rare book devoted to magicians and magic tricks, printed on black paper, with frontispiece, twenty-four pages of illustrations, final colophon. The circus was one of the favorite subjects of Kawanishi Hide, one of the most important artists of the Sosaku Hanga movement.
Date: Showa 10 (1935).
Publisher: Hangashō, Tokyo.
Size: Hardback binding, 17x12 cm
Medium: Woodblock press printing.
Literature: Nihon no hanga, Nostalgia and Modernity. The Stiles of Komura Settai and Kawanishi Hide. Amsterdam, 2012, p. 13-20.
Conditions: Fine conditions.
Item no: MX 35
Price: Euro 1500