Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Sight and Touch: three untitled illustrations,

Color woodcut on kozo uwazen paper in bound volume

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimension notes: 1: image 510 x 365 mm., sheet 568 x 430 mm.; 2: image 357 x 475 mm., sheet 444 x 565 mm.; 3: image 304 x 304 mm., sheet 405 x 405 mm.

Edition: In Sight and Touch, a book of poetry by Octavio Paz with woodcuts after Balthus by Keiji Shinohara. Edition of 300; Keiji Shinohara cut the blocks and printed the edition; the book was published by the Limited Editions Club.

Accession number: 2003.10.1-3

Gift of James D. Andrus (B.A. Wesleyan 1966), 2003

The images depict (1) a seated nude figure, (2) a still life with vegetables, and (3) a vase of flowers.

Bibliography: Elke Pessl, Keiji Shinohara: Interpretations in Woodcut (Middletown, CT: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, 1996), p. 37.

Work Type: print

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