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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


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