Lot n° 516  | Auction 423

Estimate € 500 - 800

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

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KATŌ, Tatsusaburō - Kites of Japan : a Vanishing art. Tokyo: Unida, 1971. Copy n. 54 of 100, with all the paintings executed by the artist. In mint condition. Folio (495 x 355mm). The album contains the frontispiece, one leaf with an ideogram, the colophon, one frame for kite, one leaf with title and two leaves with index engravings, the woodcut reproduction of Hokusai's famous view, 18 hand-painted sails on Japanese paper each in their black folder with the stylized design of the sail and the title. Original bordeaux cloth case with gold ideogram. Provenance: each sail with two small red stamps.

Estimate € 500 - 800

Lot suspended from sale due to the initiation of the procedure for the declaration of cultural interest by the ministry.