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749. PAUL JACOULET (#75) Woodblock print, 18.5” x 14.12” Cactus. Mers du Sud. (Cactus. South Seas.) Signed in pencil lower left above the Sparrow seal. Seal of the carver, Kentaro Maeda, lower right (old style). Published: 20 November 1941. Numbered 110/150 on the reverse. Slightly toned with some fading and spotting. 400/900 750. PAUL JACOULET (#77) Woodblock print, 18.75” x 14” L’Attente. Celebes Menado. (Waiting in Menado.) Signed in pencil lower right above the Sparrow seal. Seals of the carver, Kentaro Maeda, and printer, Yoshizo Onotera, lower right margin. Published: 15 September 1947. Numbered 32/250 on the reverse. Very good condition - lightly toned from original folder in which consigned. 1,200/1,500 751. PAUL JACOULET (#80) Woodblock print, 18.37” x 14.12” Sous les Bananiers. Tomil: Yap. (Under the Banana Trees.) Signed in pencil lower right above the Sparrow seal. Seals of the carver, Kentaro Maeda, and printer, Fusakichi Ogawa, lower right margin. Published: 1 April 1948. Numbered 160/350 on reverse. Appears in excellent condition with excellent colors. 799/900 752. PAUL JACOULET (#83) Woodblock print, 18.25” x 14.12” La Favorite. (The Favorite.) Signed in pencil lower right above the Bat seal. Seals of the carver, Kentaro Maeda, and printer, Shunosuke Fujii, lower right margin. Published: 15 April 1942. Numbered 44/150 on the reverse. Although creasing and staining, image within plate line is very good. One of five images known as the Princess series depicting Manchurian princesses and inspired by the magnificent gowns and elaborate coiffures of the wives of dignitaries attending an official reception at the Palace of Seoul. 1,000/1,500 To view color images and condition reports for all lots please visit www.eldreds.com.

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