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Paul Jacoulet Woodblock Femme Tatouée de Falalap - 1st ed. SOLD


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Paul Jacoulet
Tatooed Woman of Falalap, West Carolines
(Femme Tatouée de Falalap Ouest Carolines)
Date: July 5, 1935.
First edition: 91/150 numbered in kanji. Fewer than 100 impressions produced.
This edition was issued without a title. The title label at the lower right was added by the original collector.
Size: Approximately 19.50 x 13.75 inches.
Jacoulet signature and watermark with mandarin duck seal.
Seal of carver Yamagishi.
Reference: "This print was Jacoulet's personal favorite. In certain rare first impressions the black shell bracelet is printed in a glossy black lacquer that seems nearly three dimensional against the tatooed skin." - Richard, Miles, The Prints of Paul Jacoulet (cover image).
Condition: Very slight toning. Light creasing.
- This print features the softer colors of the earliest edition.