Etching and aquatint, WITH TWO IMPRESSIONS, IN FIRST AND SECOND STATES, OF ONE OF KIYOSHI HASEGAWA'S MOST IMPORTANT PRINTS, etched half-title, 16 pp. plus 12 loose engravings. A monograph on engraving followed by short biographies of each of the six artists, accompanied by a suite of large engravings by Cami, Cottet, Decaris, Jeannisson, Hasegawa, and Lemagny.
38 x 28 x 0 cm
60, from a total edition of 320 copies, all printed on fine Marais wove paper, this is ONE OF ONLY 60 SETS WITH THE ENGRAVINGS IN TWO STATES: THE FIRST STATE ON RIVES WOVE PAPER, SIGNED IN PENCIL, AND THE SECOND STATE ON MARAIS WOVE PAPER.
Folio (38 x 28 cm). Loose as issued in the original folding case. Folding case lightly worn and spotted. CONTENTS FINE AND BRIGHT. ALL OF THE PRINTS IN BRILLIANT CONDITION.
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. Hasegawa's engraving, "Anemones 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.
Born in 1891, Kiyoshi Hasegawa was a Japanese artist and engraver who spent most of his career living and working in France.Read More