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Barakei Shinshuban (Ordeal by Roses Re-edited)

薔薇刑 新輯板

Japanese
Shôwa era
1971
Hosoe Eikoh (Japanese, born in 1933), Designed by Yokoo Tadanori (Japanese, born in 1936), Preface by Mishima Yukio (Japanese, 1925 - 1970), Published by Shûeisha (Japanese)


Dimensions

Case (outer cardboard): 42.2 x 56 x 5.5 cm (16 5/8 x 22 1/16 x 2 3/16 in.) Case (inner chemise): 40.5 x 54.5 x 4.3 cm (15 15/16 x 21 7/16 x 1 11/16 in.) Overall (book): 38.7 x 53.7 x 2.1 cm (15 1/4 x 21 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2016.589

Medium or Technique

Folio in chemise, original card box

Not On View

Classifications

Illustrated books

First of reinvented 1971 edition

Provenance

2014, sold by a private collector, Los Angeles, CA, to Harper’s Books, East Hampton, NY; 2016, sold by Harper’s Books to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 9, 2016)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund