Monday, October 22, 2012

Pantjangan Pertama, pahatan lino oleh Mochtar Apin

Mochtar Apin

Pantjangan Pertama
pahatan lino oleh Mochtar Apin

Djakarta [Jakarta], Pustaka Rakjat [Pustaka Rakyat] (Gelanggang), nd (circa 1950).

21,5 x 16 cm, (3) pp. - 11 lino-cuts (out of 12), loosely inserted under a portfolio illustrated after a lino by Mochtar Apin.

One of the rare examples of Indonesian linocut, Indonesian artists being more familiar with woodcut. First book issued by the Jakarta artist group "Gelanggang", with a short notice and and a 2 pp. introduction to linocut by Mochtar Apin.

Lacks one plate, cover worn, a small central wormhole throughout each of the plates. Fair +.