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GORAI Shigeru / GOTO Hideo. Enku's Buddhas (1972)

GORAI Shigeru / GOTO Hideo. Enku Butsu : Jougai to Sakuhin (Enku's Buddhas : Circumstances & Works). Kyoto / Tokyo : Tanko-sha, Showa 47 (1972). — AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — In-8° (21,5 x 15,5 x 2 cm), 272 p., 500 g.
Hardcover, pict. dj, (2) color frontispieces, (101) b&w pictures (helioprinting) & (41) vignettes. Text in Japanese.
Cartonné, jaquette ill., (2) frontispices coul., (101) photographies n&b (héliogravure) & (41) vignettes. Texte en japonais.

État / Condition — Fine / Bon.

Remarques & avis / Review — The works of ENKU (1632-1695) — the famous Japanese monk and woodcarver of the Edo period, who made an impressive number of unconventional, distinctive and highly praised Buddhist wooden sculptures during his travels — photographed by Hideo GOTO, splendidly rendered by helioprinting, with an essay by GORAI Shigeru.

Les œuvres de ENKU (1632-1695) — célèbre moine japonais de l'ère Edo, qui lors de ses voyages réalisa un nombre impressionnant de sculptures bouddhiques sur bois, non-conventionnelles et distinctives aux traits forts et crus hautement estimées — mises en photographie par GOTO Hideo et splendidement rendues par héliogravure, avec un essai par GORAI Shigeru.

Divers / Misc. — x

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