MURAKAMI SADAO. Hyakka gafu. (Sold)
Artist: Murakami Sadao (active first half of 20th cent.)
Title: Hyakka gafu. One orihon volume, complete.
Description: A folding album with ten large plates finely printed of flowers in the “modern” style.
Date: Shōwa 7 (1932
Publisher: Kyōto, Unsōdō,
Size: 39,5x27 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color printing.
Literature: Helen Merritt & Nanako Yamada. Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975. Honolulu 1992, p. 99.
Remarks: Murakami Sadao was a painter, print maker and textile designer employed in the art section of Takashimaya department store, he was also involved in the Sōsaku- Hanga artist group.
Conditions: The rare original wrapper slightly damaged. The book in clean condition. A fine copy.
Item no: MX43