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Frank Lloyd Wright Sends Hilla Rebay a First-Edition Hokusai Volume

Inside Slipcase
Katsushika, Hokusai, Sentarō Egawa, and John Davis Batchelder. 1834. Fugaku hyakkei. Nagoya: Eirakuya Tōshirō. Inside Slipcase. RB NE1325.K3 A4 1834

In 1943, Frank Lloyd Wright sent Hilla Rebay two books about Japanese Prints, including one featuring what he believed to be among Katushika Hokusai’s very best works.
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The Prints of Paul Klee

The Prints of Paul Klee
Klee, Paul, and James Thrall Soby. 1945. The Prints of Paul Klee. New York: C. Valentin. (01) Virgin on the Tree, Jungfrau im Baum. RB NE654.K47 S6 1945.

Featuring plates of facsimile impressions of 40 lithographs and etchings, The Prints of Paul Klee was first published in the summer of 1945 by the art dealer Curt Valentin.
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