BOOKS: (2) Vols Japanese Ikebana Fine Art Prints, 2 volumes in Japanese folding case with bone fasterners. Bound in Japanese accordion style, decorated cloth, gilded page edges, all text in Japanese. Each page contains one print of a floral arrangement, in vivid color. 7 1/2 x 11 inches. Unknown publisher or date.
Provenance: Estate of Huguette Clark
Notes/Literature: Huguette Marcelle Clark (1906-2011) was an heiress and philanthropist, who became well known again late in life as a recluse, living in a hospital for more than 20 years while her mansions remained empty. She was an accomplished artist and musician, having studied under famous portrait painter Tadeusz Styka, and her paintings were exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery, Washington in 1925