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* Iwami FURUSAWA "Hana to Onna" 1989 Art Book Nudes

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Iwami FURUSAWA, artist. "Hana to Onna" - "Flower and Woman." Japan: Nobel Shobo, 1989, First Edition, textured boards with embossed gold lettering, (no dj as issued), slipcase, 36 x 26 cm, 132 pp, 60 color reproductions.

A rare special edition of Furusawa's nude watercolors. Furusawa is famous in Japan both for his surrealist Art and for his romanticized paintings of nudes. Many of his rarest works are limited edition print and lithograph sets which lean to the exotic and erotic. Original price for this book was about 250$.

Bio: FURUSAWA Iwami (1912-2000), born in Saga, started his career as a painter in Tokyo in 1927 and became one of the pioneers of Surrealism in Japan; in 1947 he organized the Japanese Association of Avant-garde Artists. The Museum of Furusawa Iwami was established in Yamanashi in 1975. A book illustrator since early in his career (see Shinohara and Akishima, 1998), he undertook illustrating The Thousand and One Nights in 1966.

Condition: Excellent, with slipcase.

Shipping costs: Checkout settings are for International airmail "small packet" (available for packages up to 2 kg), delivery estimated at 5-8 days - $27.60. Two other shipping options are also available: Economy airmail shipping SAL (surface/air), delivery estimated at 2-3 weeks - $20.80; and International EMS (express mail service), delivery estimated within 2-4 days - $40.00 (USA), $46.00 (Europe).Package weight: approx. 1950g.

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