Expressive Faces Book with 28 Woodblocks Portraits

by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

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Expressive Faces Book with 28 Woodblocks Portraits by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

Meiji era Original Japanese Woodblock Print Book
Expressive Faces Book with 28 Woodblocks Portraits

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Expressive Faces Book with 28 Woodblocks Portraits - Interesting Meiji era book featuring 28 woodblock portraits of men and women with different expressions, done in a limited palette of black, blue, peach, and gray. The prints are mounted accordion style with a centerfold, attached along outer sides. The first and last prints are glued to the paper covers. An unusual item.

Artist - Meiji era artist (unsigned)

Image Size - Each image 6 1/4" x 4 3/8"; overall size 7" x 4 5/8" x 1/4"

Condition - Prints with excellent color and detail as shown. Prints have soiling and creasing, many have vertical folds. One print has a loss at edge and small hole. Please see photos for details.

Expressive Faces Book with 28 Woodblocks Portraits by Meiji era artist (unsigned)
Expressive Faces Book with 28 Woodblocks Portraits by Meiji era artist (unsigned)
Expressive Faces Book with 28 Woodblocks Portraits by Meiji era artist (unsigned)
Expressive Faces Book with 28 Woodblocks Portraits by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

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