Kiyoshi Hasegawa, ‘Anémonés et fleurs de champs dans un verre a facettes / Bouquet sur fond de dentelle’, 1945, Sylvan Cole Gallery

Adhémar, Jean.

La Gravure sur Cuivre. Estampes gravées par Robert Cami, Rene Cottet, Albert Decaris, Robert Jeannisson, Kiyoshi Hasegawa, and Paul Lemagny.

Angers: Editions Jacques-Petit, 1945.

WITH ONE OF KIYOSHI HASEGAWA'S MOST IMPORTANT PRINTS.

12 pp. plus 6 loose engravings.

A monograph on engraving followed by short biographies of each of the six artists, accompanied by a suite of six large engravings, one each by Cami, Cottet, Decaris, Jeannisson, Hasegawa, and Lemagny.

From a total edition of 320 copies, all printed on fine Marais wove paper. Hasegawa's engraving, "Anémonés et fleurs de champs dans un verre a facettes" (Kyoto 368, also known as "Bouquet sur fond de dentelle"), is considered one of his masterpieces.

Folio (38 x 28 cm). Loose as issued.

Missing title-page and justification, but with complete text and all prints. The Cami and Jeannisson prints have a bit of mat burn on the recto and the Lemagny a bit on the verso. The other three prints, including the Hasegawa, are FINE AND BRIGHT.

Signature: Signed in the plate.

Kyoto 368.

About Kiyoshi Hasegawa

Japanese, 1891-1980, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, based in Paris, France