Paris: Charpentier, 1891.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #036482
Goncourt's two great studies of Japanese artists at the close of the 19th century, Outamaro and Hokousaï (1896), played a major role in both founding and forming "Japonisme". His name has lived on in the Prix Goncourt which he bequeathed his fortune to form.
Bound in green cloth with a worn, chipped, leather spine label. The half title is loose but present, pages all a bit age toned. 265pp (1-164 Biographie D'Outamaro, 165-265 Catalogue Raisonné).
Kitagawa Utamaro was one of the great Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock artists and a figure of enduring importance. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Art & Design; Inventory No: 036482.