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CHINESE PAINTING | (CATALOGUE OF THE WORKS OF CHINESE MASTER PAINTERS). TOKYO: OTSUKAKOGEISHA, 1929

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

CHINESE PAINTING | (CATALOGUE OF THE WORKS OF CHINESE MASTER PAINTERS). TOKYO: OTSUKAKOGEISHA, 1929

CHINESE PAINTING | (CATALOGUE OF THE WORKS OF CHINESE MASTER PAINTERS). TOKYO: OTSUKAKOGEISHA, 1929

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

CHINESE PAINTING


TOU SOU GEN MIN MEIGA DAIKAN (CATALOGUE OF THE WORKS OF CHINESE MASTER PAINTERS). TOKYO: OTSUKAKOGEISHA, 1929


4 vols., folio (21 3/4 x 17 in.). Numerous black and white photographic reproductions, some folding. Chinese-style stitched tan wrappers, printed paper labels. The four vols. housed in original black cloth portfolio.


This seminal catalogue was published to accompany an exhibition held at the Tokyo Academy of Fine Arts to celebrate the coronation ceremony of Emperor Showa (Hirohito). 


PROVENANCE:

Georgia O’Keeffe, Abiquiu, New Mexico

By descent to the present owner

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