Premier Amour. Yap, Ouest Caroline

Jacoulet, Paul, 1902-1960

Premier Amour. Yap, Ouest Caroline
  • Edition : Kanji Edition
  • Date : 1937
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 250880
  • Condition : Faint toning to margins
  • Dimensions : 11 3/4 x 15 1/2 inches
  • Illustrated : Miles, pl. 43
  • Comments : Silver mica background
  • SOLD

About The Artist

Jacoulet, Paul, 1902-1960

Born in Paris. Dates given are from his tombstone, but birth is also reported as 1896. Father sent to Tokyo as a teacher; from age 4 Paul Jacoulet lived in Japan. Self-taught as an artist, he produced 166 known prints. With the exception of a few published by Kato Junji in 1934 these were self-published; carved by Yamagishi Kazue and Maeda Kentaro. Subjects include South Sea islanders, Mongolians, Manchurians, Koreans, and Ainu as well as Japanese. His decorative colorful style is a hybrid.....

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