Nishijima, Takeshi (illus).
Japan. No publisher. 1972.
Calendar for 1972, 12 color woodblock illustrated sheets each measuring 14 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches contained in decorative card folder with color pastedown label. Accompanied by a poem with twelve stanzas, one for each month of the year, and text as follows: "The Artist for this calendar for 1972 is TAKESHI NISHIJIMA, Professor of Art at Kyoto University. A graphic and textile designer, he has exhibited in numerous one man shows and won the coveted Grand Prize at the Kyoto Art Exhibit." Fine condition. Wonderful examples of Japanese design and color woodblock printing. Each month is a color woodblock design incorporating the days of the month printed on Japanese paper saturated with color. Designs depict stylized landscapes, architecture, and floral motifs. Item #55245
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