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1 sheet of text, 32 leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 40 cm. In half-cloth portfolio. Eight plates are color stencilled, twenty-four are color printed (color lithography). The portfolio comprises 99 designs, four of which are full page. Color plate mounted on portfolio cover. Mizuki develops his patterns from a mathematical starting point, devising combinations of basic geometric shapes from equations. His work is influenced by the European Art Deco aesthetic, most notably drawing from M. P. Verneuil's portfolio, Kaleidoscope - Ornements Abstraits (Paris 1926). All text in Japanese.

Publication Date

1930

Imprint / Year

Kyōto : Unsodo, Shōwa 5 [1930]

Publisher

Unsōdō

City

Kyōto

Keywords

pattern, decoration, ornament, Japan, Japanese art, color, mathmatics, design, themes, motives, abstract art, chromolighography, stencil work

Disciplines

Book and Paper

RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record

https://librarycat.risd.edu/record=b1547223~S4

Abstract Pattern Portfolio

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