Item #CL199-110 The Bad Lady Puppet and The Usurer Puppet. Margaret Preston, 1875–1963 Aust.
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The Bad Lady Puppet and The Usurer Puppet

1935. Two woodcuts on a single sheet, each image initialled in block lower centre with title, medium and artist in letterpress in lower margin, 14.6 x 18.1cm (overall).

These woodcuts were published in an edition of 1200 in Manuscripts no. 12, 1935, p17, to illustrate Preston’s article “The Puppet Show of Osaka, Japan.” Ref: Butler #182 & 183, with the comment “Preston saw a performance of this puppet theatre when she was touring Japan in 1934.”

Item #CL199-110

Price (AUD): $1,650.00  other currencies

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