AKIYAMA, Shotaro. Kagyu no kiseki: 1949-1974. Shotaro Akiyama. Collected Works. Tokyo: Nihon Kamera Sha, 1974. 4to., publisher’s brown paper wrap, approximately 150 pages, chiefly illustrations (some color), portraits. Very scarce book charting the work of acclaimed post-war Japanese photographer from 1949 to 1974. Signed with brush by photographer. Known especially for his soft-focused sensual portraits of women and female nudes, Shotaro Akiyama (1920-2003) was one of the most renowned Japanese photographers of the second half of the twentieth century. Minor signs of shelfwear and use, inner spine splitting in places, otherwise a good copy. Text in Japanese.
AKIYAMA, Shotaro., Kagyu no kiseki: 1949-1974. Shotaro Akiyama. Collected Works., Nihon Kamera Sha, 1974
SKU: 034429 Category: Photography Tags: Art, History, Japan, Japanese photography, Nude, post-war, Tokyo, twentieth century, women