Notes de chevet de Sei Shōnagon, illustrated by Hokusai
Citadelles & Mazenod
28 × 31,5 cm, 356 pages
Sei Shōnagons “Pillow book” dates from the 11th century. Her lists, anecdotes and spontaneous reflexions are here put into resonance with Hokusai’s work. The colour across the folds of the duplex pages creates a red edge which accentuates the Japanese binding.