Return to Bunka Shashin-shu Photographs, 1922:
Rare Rotogravures from the Japanese Magazine
|Hisui Sugiura - Setsutan (Morning Snow)|
|Contact: Charles Schwartz|
Company: Charles Schwartz Ltd.
Company: 21 East 90th Street
Company: New York, NY 10128 USA
|Image Date: 1922|
|Print Date: 1922|
|Dimensions: 6 x 7 in. (152 x 178 mm)|
|Photo Country: Japan|
|Photographer Country: Japan|
|Description: This image is from Bunka Shashin-shu, the magazine published by the Tokyo-based photo group Shashin Bunka Kyokai. The publication was influenced by Stieglitz's Camera Work. The group held regular juried exhibitions that included work by leading Japanese pictorialists of the 1920s. Top selections were published their magazine. There were only three issues: June, August , and September of 1922. This is plate 3 from volume 1. Accompanied by a label with Japanese annotations.
Hisui Sugiura was a photographer and a prominent painter from Tokyo. 1|