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Iwasaki, Chihiro {Artist}

Editorial: Iwasaki Chihiro Art Museum of Picture Books, Tokyo, Japan, 1991
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa blanda
Librería: Glued To The Tube Books (Minneapolis, MN, Estados Unidos de America)

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"Chihiro Iwasaki was born on December 15, 1918, in Takeefu, Fukui Prefecture, and moved to Tokyo the following year. She began to study sketching and oil painting at the age of fourteen under Saburosuke Okada and Japanese calligraphy when she was eighteen, under Shuyo Oda of the Fujiwara Kozel School, Her first work for children was a set of illustrated 'paper-theater' storytelling panels called Okasan no Hanashi {The Story of a Mother} in 1950, and in 1956, she created her first picture book, Hitori de Dekiru yo {I Can Do it All by Myself}. She won many prizes, among them: Graphic Prize Fiera di Bologna for Kotori no Kuru Hi {The Pretty Birt} in 1971, and Bronze Medal of the Leipzig International Book Fair for Senka no Naka no Kodomo-tachi {Childrern in the Flames of War} in 1974. In autumn of 1973 Chihiro was diagnosed with liver cancer. She died the following year on August 8 at the age of fifty-five." This book has 180 pages and is profusely illustrated. 119 full-color illustrations are the heart of the book. Explanations of those 119 artworks is included {in JAPANESE}. I detailed timeline of her life is included. {in JAPANESE and ENGLISH}. A list of picture books by Chihiro is included. {in JAPANESE and other languages as to which the book was published in}. Overall, a VERY GOOD copy of this EXTREMELY SCARCE title. N° de ref. de la librería 062258

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Título: Chihiro

Editorial: Iwasaki Chihiro Art Museum of Picture Books, Tokyo, Japan

Año de publicación: 1991

Encuadernación: Pictorial Softcover

Ilustrador: Chihiro Iwasaki {Artist}

Condición del libro:Very Good

Edición: Not Given

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