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BOOKS: Album 55 Antique Japanese Prints Courtesans, 55 Japanese wood block prints of women and courtesans from various artists, dates and origin, bound together accordian-style. 8 3/4 x 13 inches. Some prints mounted on backing board, some attached directly to each other.

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

Condition

Good/fair, front cover off, some pages loose, some prints with holes and missing pieces, several severely darkened, be advised that all lots in this sale will exhibit some degree of wear due to age and/or handling

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BOOKS: Album 55 Antique Japanese Prints Courtesans

Estimate $150 - $250Mar 15, 2018