Le billet doux Mongole, 1955
Woodblock print with mica, 39,2 x 30 cm (47,5 x 35,5 cm the page)
Signed on the left side; seals of the carver Kentaro Maeda and of the printer Tetsunosune Honda.
Provenance: Italian private collection, by reputee acquired from a relative of the artist.
Born in France, Paul Jacoulet has lived most of his life in Japan. His prints are made with traditional Ukiyo-e techniques, however used for compositions that are characterized by inspired originality.