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KIMURA Ihei. Kimura Ihei no Me (1970)

KIMURA Ihei. Kimura Ihei no Me (The Eye of Ihei Kimura). Tokyo: Asahi Shinbun-sha (Camera Asahi Zokan), 1970. First ed., INSCRIBED & SIGNED. — AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — In-4° (24 x 21 x 1 cm), (214) p., 800 g.
Pict. softcover, 196 b&w pictures. Foreword, notes, afterword, in Japanese.
Couv. souple ill., 196 photographies n&b. Préface, notes, postface, en japonais.

État / Condition — cf. Divers / Misc.

Remarques & avis / Review — The best selection of Ihei KIMURA's works, that spans from 1932 to 1970: a fabulous gallery of monochrome portraits of famous kabuki actors, renowned craftsmen & writers (Naoya SHIGA, Taikan YOKOYAMA, Kafu NAGAI, Junichiro TANIZAKI, etc.), villagers (Akita, Okinawa, fishermen) and from his journeys abroad (China, Europe), in almost 200 plates, in an finely crafted and printed volume. A personal favorite.

La meilleure sélection de l'œuvre de KIMURA Ihei, qui s'étend de 1932 à 1970 : une superbe galerie de portraits monochromes de célèbres acteurs de kabuki, artisans & écrivains renommés (SHIGA Naoya, YOKOYAMA Taikan, NAGAI Kafu, TANIZAKI Junichiro, etc.), villageois (Akita, Okinawa, pêcheurs) et de ses voyages à l'étranger (Chine, Europe), en près de 200 clichés, dans un volume excellemment bien fini et imprimé. Un favori personnel.

Divers / Misc. — Available copies / Exemplaires disponibles :

1.1. KIMURA Ihei. Kimura Ihei no Me (1970)
E.O., ENVOI. / First ed., INSCRIBED.
Inscribed by Ihei KIMURA to the philosopher and professor Tetsuzo TANIKAWA (pen, black ink, personal seal), dated 1971/01/12. / Envoi de KIMURA Ihei au philosophe et professeur TANIKAWA Tetsuzo (stylo, encore noire, sceau personnel), daté 12/01/1971.
État / Condition: VG.
AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

1.2. KIMURA Ihei. Kimura Ihei no Me (1970)
E.O. / First ed.
État / Condition: VG (good & clean copy, light wear to cover).
AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Table of contents / A la table :

Onna (Women)
Shashin : Shin Jinkokuki (Portraits of Famous People)
Butai (Theater Stage)
Jinbutsu Shashin (Portraits)
Kagakusha (Scientists)
Shokunin (Craftsmen)
Gaito Fukei (City Landscapes)
Haisen Chokugo (After the Defeat)
Tokyo / Osaka Tokorodokoro (Places in Tokyo and Osaka)
Gyoson (Fishing Village)
Chukoku no Tabi (Travels in China)
Yoroppa no Tabi (Travels in Europe)

Ref. : KANEKO VARTANIAN, Japanese Photobooks, 164-167

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