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Unka Shu (A Collection of Clouds And Mist)
Yamada Unsodo, Kyoto 1903 - Two volumes. lettered wrappers decorated in color, stabbed and string-bound in traditional style. Each volume contains ten block-printed designs in color highlighted in silver and gold on five leaves, and 30 designs in black and white on ten leaves. Neo-Rimpa designs using clouds and mist as design elements. Furuya Korin was a key figure in the development of modern Japanese design known as Neo-Rimpa in the late Meiji perior: a stylized and abstracted version of nature based on the aesthetics of the school of Ogata Korin. He was editor of the Japanese design magazine Shin-Bijutsukai. Kyot was the center of high-end Japanese textile and production as well as printing from hand-carved woodblocks by skilled artisans. This book is a classic example of zuancho, design idea books for kimono, screens, etc. Reference: Zuancho in Kyoto: Design Books for the Japanese Trade. Stanford 2008 Size: 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Braiterman, Marilyn (ABAA member)]
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