Shikei senkoku (Death Sentence)

1925


Place of Publication: Tokyo, Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 22.1 x 14.9 x 1.4 cm (8 11/16 x 5 7/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.137.1-2

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with decorated linocut covers, 32 original linocuts, and 8 photolinecut illustrations

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Tokyo: Choryusha Shoten, 1925) Quarto; 107 leaves; decorated paper wraps with collaged elements, red and blue decorated paper slipcase.

Dadaist and other abstract designs with shaped poetry text.


Tokyo: Choryusha Shoten, 1925

Provenance

Ars Libri, Boston, from whom purchased by MFA, March 2004.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund and Marshall H. Gould Fund