Title: Bijutsu Sekai Volume 12, 1891
Artist: Taki Watei, Kono Bairei, Shibata Zeshin Kikuchi Yosai, etc.
Condition: Very Good
A first edition of the twelfth volume of the Bijutsu Sekai, also known as the World of Art. An art magazine published in the Late Meiji Era, the magazine presented fifteen or more works of well-known contemporary and past master artists to the public in woodblock form in each issue, 25 in total. The woodblocks were either small scale reproductions of paintings or original woodblocks produced for the magazine series.
Each magazine issue was edited by the nihonga artist and woodblock print designer who specialized in bird and flower paintings.
One volume in quarto, 17 leaves
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and staining to the covers. There is some staining throughout.