A Book of Wood Block Designs: Dated 1896

$245.00 USD

when closed: 9 1/2" x 6 1/2", 24 cm x 16.5 cm
20 designs

Shown here is design magazine, Bijutsukai, which was distributed in Japan in 1896 during the Meiji era.

The book is composed of 20 absolutely beautiful hand printed wood block images, the images being inventive designs based on traditional motifs. The colors that are assigned to these patterns and designs are clear and fresh.

The patterns are inventive and inspiring and in paging through this book and allowing the progression of images to flow one after the other, the imagination is stimulated and inspiration is bound to occur.

Beautiful and in good, used condition.


A Book of Wood Block Designs: Dated 1896