Niphon Gwafu - A Collection of Sketches by Japanese Artists Edited by Matsumoto Fuko
Niphon Gwafu - A Collection of Sketches by Japanese Artists. Vol 1
Edited by Matsumoto Fuko. Engraved by Goto Tokujiro. Printed by Yoshida Ichimatsu.
Tokyo. Kinkodo. 1891
Containing 8 large woodblock prints by well known artists of the day (one each by Matsumoto Fuko, Araki Kwampo, Nomura Bunkyo, Kubota Beisen, Mishima Shoso, Taki Kwatei, Sugawara Hakuryu, Atomi Tamaye). Unknown if subsequent volumes ever published.
8pp + 4pp. 35.5 x 24.5cm.
In excellent condition with only minor wear and some minor spotting to the bottom of most pages.