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Paul Jacoulet Japanese Woodblock Print - Le Mandarin Aux Lunettes SOLD

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1950: Item # 1380997

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Paul Jacoulet
Le Mandarin Aux Lunettes, Mandchoukuo (The Mandarin with Glasses, Manchuria).
Date: May 22, 1950.
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 19 x 14 inches.
Edition: 58/250. Fewer than 40 impressions made.
Mandarin duck seal.
Reference: #106 in The Prints of Paul Jacoulet by Richard Miles.
Carver: Maeda, Printer: Honda.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Note: Miles writes, "This imposing portrait is the equivalent in technical complexity of Les Perles and L'Etoile de Gobi...Note the mica of the lenses, made by using crushed pink pearls."
This print is from a recently acquired group having the best-preserved color I've seen.