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    Bill Ray (American, b. 1936)
    Konosuke Matsushita, Kyoto, Japan, 1964
    Gelatin silver
    18 x 12 inches (45.7 x 30.5 cm)
    Signed in pencil on mount recto.

    Konosuke Matsushita (1894-1989) was a Japanese industrialist who founded Panasonic and Technics. A author of 44 books who founded a philosophical insitute in Kyoto that he visited several times a week to walk in its raked gravel garden and talk with young philosophers.


    Condition Report*: Dry mounted to a paper board substrate. Mild corner and edge chipping. There are three shallow scratches; two inside the upper corners, another 1inch above center lower edge, otherwise, this print is in very good condition. The mount measures 24 x 20 inches,  has corner and edge chips, is toned overall with small scattered areas of moisture stains and foxing.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2017
    11th Wednesday
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