BOOKS: Joly 1968 Legend in Japanese Art HC Jacket, Henri L. Joly. Legend in Japanese Art. A Description of Historical Episodes, Legendary Characters, Folk-Lore, Myths, and Religious Symbolism Illustrated in the Arts of Old Japan. Tuttle, Vermont. Second printing, 1968. More than 700 black and white illustrations and 16 in color. Hardcover in jacket. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. 623 pages.
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