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Japanese Vintage Print 1000 Butterflies by Kamisaka Sekka

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1980: Item # 1363705

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Woodblock print book titled "Cho Sen-shu" (1000 butterflies) by Kamisaka Sekka (1866~1942). He was a modern Japanese style painter and one of the first graphic and industrial designers in Japan. The book has 2 parts. It has stylized butterflies in 25 sheets in each part, so 50 sheets of woodblock prints. In excellent condition but one page has a vertical folding line in the side rim. The original edition was published in Meiji 34 (1904) and this one is reprinted edition in Showa (1926~1989) published by Unsodo in Kyoto. The cover is made of green silk cloth and the spine of the cover box is faded. Original price:34000en. 19cm x 24.5cm x 4.5cm