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Tsuruya KOKEI "Complete Woodblock Prints 1978-2000" Japan Art Book


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”Tsuruya KOKEI: The Complete Woodblock Prints 1978-2000." Japan: Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation, 2000, First Edition, PB, 30 x 22 cm, 124 pp, color reproductions, English & Japanese text.

The definitive book on the former official woodblock print artist of the Kabuki Theatre in Tokyo, producing one print a month, the modern successor to Sharaku, Kunisada and Shunsen. This book contains reproductions of all 200 of his prints with complete information about the prints in English, including production notes, dates, number of existing printings and which copies were destroyed. A voluminous amount of information is included in the back as well, biographical and technical information. This book was printed to accompany an exhibition of all of Kokei's work in Yokohama in 2000 when, on the occasion of his 200th print, Kokei suddenly retired. This book has never been reprinted after the exhibition.

Condition: Excellent, as-new, binding is firm, straight and unbent.

Shipping costs: Checkout settings are for International airmail "small packet" (available for packages up to 2 kg), delivery estimated at 5-8 days - $17.70. Two other shipping options are also available: Economy airmail shipping SAL (surface/air), delivery estimated at 2-3 weeks - $10.80; and International EMS (express mail service), delivery estimated within 2-4 days - $24.00. Shipping weight: approx. 935g.