Horichiyo / Horitaka - HORICHIYO Beauty Violence Book
Beauty and Violence by Horichiyo and Horitaka is s beautiful collection of traditional Japanese design. Horichiyo was a tattooist in the late 19th and early 20th century who was famous because of his tattooing of the nobility at the time. His drawings are gracefully and delicately executed, the book shows examples from birds, butterflies, snakes, dragons and more. An invaluable reference for those studying Japanese tattooing as a wealth of information is shown throughout the book.