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No. Image Title/Pub.Year Author Publisher Language
780 Exposition du Peintre Coreen UNSOUNG PAI/INVITATION /1938

Invitaion to the Exposition of Unsoung Pai ,Paris in 1938 . 8 pages including covers.
Unsoung Pai (Korean painter)/Galerie Charpentier,Paris Galerie Charpentier,Paris French

745 Time and Chance/1947

hard cover 8 vo.431pages first edition..Sort of 3-books-in-one: a life story, a travel book & a picture album. Includes wonderful portraits and sketches completed by author/artist Baldridge on his journeys to Africa, China, India, Japan. Korea, the MiIddle East and Europe ..It is a lively travel book, with colorful accounts of jouneys and adventures in Africa, China, India, Japan, Korea, the Middle East and Europe. And it is a picture album, overflowing with the work of a well-known illustrator, from portraits of the great to sketches of little people in the byways of remote lands
Baldridge, Cyrus LeRoy John Day, New York English

667 ANTIQUE DRAWING by W.L. DODGE ,1895 Seoul,Korea/1895

William de Leftwich Dodge(1867-1935),An American listed painter. . English

589 Each with His Own Brush(Contemporary Christian Art in Asia and Africa)/1946

Hardcover,4to.85 pages.Fifth edition(first edition was printed in 1938).Illustrated with B&W photos of art by Christian artists from various world cultures(including The Christ painted by Ern Ho Kim(Korean), with commentary by the author,who taught at the Union Theological Seminary...................................................................... The artist ,Mr.Ern Ho Kim ,is a deacon in the Presbyterian Church ,Seoul,and is an active member of the Central (Korea) Y.M.C.A..,where this picture is hung. He has studied art both in Seoul and in Tokyo.In this picture ,although the figures are Western,Oriental principles of art have been followed in the excution.His pictures have received honourable mention or prizes in exhibitions both in Korea and in Japan.
Daniel Johnson Fleming Friendship Press,New York English

494 Unsoung PAI Erzahlt aus Seiner Koreanischen Heimat/1950

Hard cover cloth, large 8 vo.108 pages.Illustrated with author's arts. Author was born in 1900 in Korea and studied political economy at Waseda University in Japan from 1920 to 1922. In 1922 he went to Germany where he studied contemporay art and lived there as an active painter to 1940. He returned to Korea in 1940 and devoted himself to the education of art . In 1950 he fled from South Korea to North Korea.....
Unsoung Pai(1900-?) Kulturbuch-Verlag Darmstadt,Germany German

479 Mural Paintings of Kokuryo Tombs/1958

hard cover.large 8 vo. illustrated with b/w photographs.published in English and in Korean. ca.1958 published.60 pages.
Foreign Languages Publishing House,Pyongyang,D.P.R.K. . English

350 GESCHICHTE DER KOREANISCHEN KUNST(The History of Korean Art in German)/1929

hard cover,225 pages.1929 first and only edition. 506 photographs on 168 plates.4 color plates,8 inset-plates and 1 map. 200 pages are text,exclusive of the index. 168 pages of photographic reproductions of examples of Korean art.This is the only book of such magnitude of Korean art in western language(Anntotation is based on KOREA,Library of Congress,1950) ---------- Mit 506 Abbildungen auf 168 Tafeln, 4 Farbentafeln, 8 Einlagetafeln und 1 Karte. Lpzg, Hiersemann 1929. 4. XXIII, (1) S., 1 Tafel, 225, (3) S., CLXVIII Tafeln. OLwd mit Rückenvergoldung. Vorsätze, Schnitt und wenige Blätter etwas stockfleckig. Rückengold etwas berieben.
Andreas Eckardt Verlag Karl W.Hiersemann,Leipzig German

344 Corean Coin Charms and Amulets/1910

soft cover, 8 vo.40 pages plus 3 plates. scarce source on Corean Coins and Amulets . 207 items described and,for the most part,illustrated textually.
H.A.Ramsden,F.R.N.S. Jun Kobayagawa Co.Yokohama,Japan English

331 An original 19th century watercolour(1857) that is entitled in the back in manuscript: 'Fusankai City, Tschaosien, Corea' signed by R. W. Clarke, Greenwich Hospital/.

Size:21.5 x 13 cm. 3rd image is The Illustrated London News dated April 24,1858 in which the same illustration (engraving) was mounted from the Sketches of R.W.Clarke which was painted in the fall of 1857 in Pusan,Korea. We are afraid that there is no record in DNB on Mr. R. W. Clarke in the United Kingdom. The last image is The Chosun Ilbo dated November 26,2003 (one of the largest and leading daily newspapers in Korea) reporting this old material on Korea. The Illustrated London News dated April 24,1858: (SKECHES IN JAPAN AND COREA) The harbour of Tschaosia,or Chosen,is near Cape Vashon,and has its front same fine black rocks; the anchorage is round magnetic points ,has good depth of water,and is well sheltered.The hills are thinly covered with firs,and all available flats are cultivated in the terraces and irrigated by the little mountain streamlets. The inhabitants were seen walking about in loose ,flowing robes,and waering a strange black hat with a high crown ; the substance is finely split bamboo-the manner of drawing up the hair and twisting it renders it necessary to secure the hat by strings,Some of the hats of basket-work were enormously large. The dresses were of white or unbleached grass-cloth,or muslin sleeves ,hanging and open; a girdle round the waist;the feet covered with cotton stockings and curious straw shoes. The elegant carriage and passing expression of these people arrested our attention,and made us wish them less rigidly exclusive ;for, on attempting to visit the city of Fusankai,the crowds on the beach and on the jetty of rough stones would not allow us to advance on step from the boat,while they could neither be induced to receive our letters to the authorities ,nor to communicate with the Chinese interpreter who was with us.
. . English

332 A group of five original mounted pencil of Koreans done in 1909 by Thomas Browne. /1909

Size: 46x 35 cm . Dictionary of National Biography: Browne, Thomas 1870-1910, painter and black-and-white artist, born at Nottingham on 8 Dec. 1870, was son of Francis and Maria Browne. He was educated at St. Mary's national school in his native place, and at the age of eleven became an errand boy, first at a milliner's, and then in the lace-market. When fourteen he was apprenticed to a firm of lithographic printers, and served the full period of seven years. In the meantime he began to practise as a black-and-white artist, and had his first humorous drawings accepted by the periodical called 'Scraps.' In 1895 he came to London, which remained his headquarters till his death. He quickly found a ready market for his work in such papers as 'Cycling,' the 'Tatler,' the 'Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News,' 'Punch,' the 'Sketch,' and the 'Graphic.' He paid more than one visit to America, and there published many sketches and cartoons in the 'New York Herald,' the 'New York Times,' and the 'Chicago Tribune.' His illustrations were characterised not only by their ready wit but by their admirable quality of line and fluency of draughtsmanship. By his contemporaries 'Tom Browne' will perhaps be best remembered for his creation of those comic types of American illustrated journalism, Weary Willie and Tired Tim. Among special volumes which he illustrated were 'Tom Browne's Cycle Sketch Book' (1897), 'The Khaki Alphabet Book' (1901), 'The Night Side of London' (1902), and 'Tom Browne's Comic Annual' (1904-5). He also won considerable success as a designer of posters, and in 1897 was one of the founders of the lithographic colour-printing firm of Tom Browne & Co. at Nottingham. Though Browne was best known as a humorous draughtsman, his work as a painter in water-colour showed in its refinement of colour and design highly artistic gifts. For many of his paintings he found subjects in Holland and Spain, and in 1909 brought back much material from a tour in China and Japan. In 1898 he was elected a member of the Royal Society of British Artists, and in 1901 a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water-colour, while from 1898 to 1901 he exhibited each year at the Royal Academy, sending seven pictures in all. He was a member of the London Sketch Club from its foundation in 1897, and president in 1907. An active freemason, he was a past master of the Pen and Brush Lodge. The happy geniality which distinguished his life as well as his pictures won him hosts of friends. On 1 Jan. 1910 Browne was operated on for an internal malady, and died on 16 March 1910. He had been a lance-corporal in the City of London roughriders, and then held a commission in the Woolwich company of the army service corps (territorial). He was buried with military honours at Shooter's Hill cemetery. His sketches on Korea appeared in The Graphic dated dated December 4,1909 and January 29,1910 . Last image is The Chosun Ilbo(The Chosun Daily Newspaper ,one of the largest and leading daily newspapers in Korea)dated November 26,2003 reporting this old material on Korea.
. . English

321 Design in Art and Industry/1936

hard cover,204 pages. Contents include: Introduction, The Schools, The Museum and Design, Chines e Influence: Japan and Korea, Polynesia, Indo-China, Siam, and Burma, India, Schools of Europe and America. A collection of Kahn's essays on various design subjects ranging from Chinese influences on Japanese and Korean art to design schools in Europe and America. The discussion of design schools provides a valuable survey, stressing the variety of subjects available to the American design student, and listing specialized craftsmen who teach. The Museum and Design, Kahn's last essay, is a call for more exhibitions of everyday objects in America's museums. He observes in this essay that department store displays are often more interesting and important reflections of American art than exhibitions in museums.
Ely Jacques Kahn Charles Scribner's Sons,New York English

206 Northeastern Asiatic Art Korea,Manchuria ,Mongolia and Tibet/1942

paperback, introducing 193 asiatic art with 193 photographic illustrations . A selction of different phase of art from the interrelated countries of Northeastern Asia. ca.60 pages. 1942 first edition.
The Toledo Museum of Art .. English

205 Old Korea/1946

hard cover,cloth72 pages. 16 color plates. 24 b/w plates.1946 first edition. The many illustrations by the artist Elizabeth Keith provide a beautiful backgrounds to the brief accompaning essays,based upon observations made whie in Korea in the 1920'. Contains information on the Independence movement of 1919.(Annotation is based on Korea,Library of Congress,1950)......................................................................Elizabeth Keith(1887-1956) was born in Scotland in 1887. She was a self-taught artist making watercolors and drawings. And Elizabeth probably would never have become the artist we know today, if her sister had not married a publisher in Japan. A Fateful Journey to Japan In 1915, at age 28, Elizabeth traveled to Japan where she remained for nine years. When she left England, she had no idea that she would return nine years later. Her sister had married an English publisher living in Tokyo and her trip was planned as a short vacation. Elizabeth was kept by the charm of Japan and the Asian culture and arts. In her first year in Japan, Elizabeth had a small exhibition with caricatures of foreign residents in Tokyo. From a trip to Korea she brought some watercolors back. Watanabe, the Shin Hanga publisher saw these at an exhibition and convinced Elizabeth to transform one into a woodblock print - a view of the East Gate in Seoul. At that time she had never done a woodblock before. Although she did not perform the carving or printing herself, she wanted to have a basic understanding to supervise the process. So for the next two years she learned the Japanese woodblock printmaking technique. Returning to England In 1924 Elizabeth returned to England. Here she started learning color etchings. Elizabeth was back in Asia and Japan from 1932 to 1933 and again in 1935. In 1936 and 1937 she had exhibitions in the USA. With World War II on the horizon, Elizabeth some how got mentally caught between East and West.
Elizabeth Keith Huchinson & co.,Ltd.London English

186 Exposition D'art Coreen Quelques notes sur l'Histoire et l'art de la Coree./1945

paperback,23 pages. A useful study on Korean art
Madeleine David Musee Cernuschi French

118 Elizabeth Keith(Masters of the Colour Print 9)/1933

hard cover,6 pages text and 8 full page colur plates. 8 tipped in color plates, showing: East Gate Seoul Sunrise, Night Scene Peking, Hong Kong, Street Scene in Soochow, Spring in Soochow, Wait- ing for the [cock] Fight, Korean Mother, Court Musicians Korea. A useful essay with charming color print. A useful and obscure reference on her prints. .....................................................Elizabeth Keith was born in Scotland and was a self-taught artist. Her sister married an English publisher who worked in Tokyo and Elizabeth went to visit her there in 1915 intending to stay for a short holiday. She travelled to China, Korea and the Philippines, painting watercolours of the fascinating scenes she saw. On her return to Tokyo she held a small exhibition and the entrepreneurial Japanese print publisher Watanabe Shozaburo persuaded her to allow his highly skilled carvers and printers to produce woodblock prints from some of her paintings. Keith wanted to master the techniques herself and she stayed on in Tokyo to study woodblock printing. Before long her blocks were carved and printed with little aid from Watanabe's artisans. Her first prints met with great success. Watanabe was delighted to publish prints by an artist whose work would be appreciated by European and American collectors. Keith was influenced by Fritz Capelari, the Austrian artist whose prints were published by Watanabe and who in his own turn had gone to Japan after the success in Vienna and Berlin of his countryman, Emil Orlik's prints made there early in the century. Keith travelled throughout East Asia and produced more than one hundred prints of oriental subjects. They were well received in the United States and Britain but Watanabe's studio was destroyed in the 1923 Tokyo earthquake and most of Keith's woodblocks were lost. She returned to England in 1924 and went to France to study the art of etching but in the early 1930s she was again back in the east and she stayed and worked there until just before the Second World War. After the war she went to the United States, where she died although in her last year she held an exhibition in Tokyo. Her talents have become much appreciated and many of her prints are in important public collections and museums.
Malcolm C.Salaman The Studio Limited,London English

74 Masterpieces of Korean Art/1957

paperback,182 pages. 1957 first and only edition. 187 plates & illustrations, some color. Very nice catalogue of an exhibition held thruout the USA and sponsored by the Korean Government.
National Gallery of Art,Washington T.O.Metcalf.Co., Boston English

38 The Bernadou ,Allen and Jouy Corean Collections in the United States national Museum./1893

A part of Report of Smithsonian Institution,United States National Museum. from page 429 to 488 page.illustrated from photographs of Korean Relics. A comprehensive ethnographic study of Korean art, printing techniques, papermaking, clothing, footware, hats, weapons, gambling devices, furniture, musical instruments etc. An exc ellent and comprehensive early study.
Walter Hough,Department of Ethnology,U.S.National Museum. Government Printing Office. English

28 History of Korean Art/1929

hard cover,225 pages.1929 first and only edition. 506 photographs on 168 plates.4 color plates,8 inset-plates and 1 map. 200 pages are text,exclusive of the index. 168 pages of photographic reproductions of examples of Korean art.This is the only book of such magnitude of Korean art in western language(Anntotation is based on KOREA,Library of Congress,1950)
Andreas Eckardt Edward Goldston,London Karl.W.Hiersemann,Leipzig English

19 Estampes Chinoises,Coreennes et Japonaises/ Peintures et Kakemoto Chinois et Japonais Livres Illustres Japonais/1925

Paperback 54 pages plus 4 plates. A nice study on woodcut painting and illustartions of China ,Korea and Japan.
M.leon Flage/M.Andre Portier Exposition Publique,Juillet French

10 Alte Koreanische Bilder/ Landschaften und Volksleben/1958

Hard cover,cloth. Commentary of 18 pages with 44 full page colour plates in monochorme. Collections of art works by the Korean painter ,Ki-San of Chosen Dynasty.Sketches on customs, people, fishing,punishment, dress, culture and activities of the Korean people at the end of 19th century . Nice paintings of Korea. A useful resource on genuine Korean ethnology. With a useful commentary by the author on each sketch.1958 first and only edition.
Heinrich F.J.Junker Veb Otto Harrassowitz,Leipzig German

F-1 Decoration Coreenne/1925

A BEAUTIFUL WORK DEVOTED TO KOREAN ARTS & DECORATION Paris nd. ca.1925 .Hardcover Calavas. Half recd cloth over boards,5p. French text, list of plates,48 pages of plates, illustrating 25 hand colored plates, 72 b.w. examples, 25 x 32.5 cm.,with a ribbon tied loose portolio, A nice example of Korean art works, covering: paintings, tomb frescoes, painted scrolls, sculpture, casted bronzes, porcelain enamels & ceramics, celadons, lacquer ware, lacquered furniture, robes and woodblock prints. A useful source for an eclectic group of Korean art works. Each art work is with caption, for clear identifiation. Only edition of this interesting survey of Corean decorative art and ornament / crafts.
Maurice Dupont Librairie Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris French


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