BOOKS: Newsom 1939 Japanese Garden Construction, Samuel Newsom. Japanese Garden Construction. Domoto, Kumagawa and Perkins, Tokyo. 1939. Hardcover. 9 x 11 1/2 inches. 302 numbered pages plus many pages of photos, diagrams and illustrations. Traditional Japanese binding tied with purple cord.
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