1900. Item #90203
[DESIGN] Kaigai TENNEN. TENNEN HYAKU TSURU. Part 1 (of 3). Kyoto, Unsodo, 31.7 x 22.1 cm. Meiji 33 . Tassel bound in printed heavy paper covers. 20 lavish color woodblock images with metallic ink and over-printing of designs on a theme of cranes. Tennen is one of the most important neo-Rimpa designers of the early 20th century and this major work is scarcely known outside Japan. Very good impressions and colors overall.