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Title: Japanse Prenten met Muziek/Japanese Woodcuts with Music. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Description: Den Haag-Buren, Haags Gemeente Museum/Frits Knuf, 1975. Square 8. Original red coloured Tartan chequered thin stiff wrappers. 60pp. of expert informative text in dutch and english, including many illustrations on coloured and monochrompe plates, pp. 24-55 captioned in dutch and english, featuring a collection of japanese woodcuts with all kinds of japanese musical instruments, list of intruments shown with detailed expert assessments,some delicate monochrome illustrations in text, explanatory glossary (romanized) japanese-dutch, bibliography, colophon in dutch and english. Dutch-english language catalogue of an exhibition about japanese woodcuts with illustrations of japanese musical instruments observed and described from various angles, e.g.: value and evaluation, socio-historical background, Fashion, Technique, Greetings prints (Surimono), Language and signs, String instruments, Percussion instruments, Wood wind instruments. Very fine copy. This exhibition has been compiled for the greater part from The Hague Municipal Museum holdings, of which a large section was acquired mid-1930s: Collection D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer.

Keywords: surimono socialhistory exhibition japan woodcuts music instruments woodwind stringinstruments percussion fineart woodblockprints culture heritage asia far east municipalmuseum the hague history design

Price: EUR 85.00 = appr. US$ 92.38 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55495