Torii Kotondo, Tipsy

Torii Kotondo, 1900-1976


mica ground applied in squares mimicking a folding screen or fusuma panel, signed Kotondo with artist's seal Torii, with publisher's limited edition paper seal on verso, Ikeda, Horoyoi, San-kai, dai - go, (published by Ikeda, Tipsy, 3rd print, not numbered), the third design published by Ikeda Tomizo from an edition of 100 impressions, ca. 1932

dai oban tate-e 18 7/8 by 11 5/8 in., 47.8 by 29.5 cm

Gallery Beniya, Torii Kotondo, 1995, p. 21, no. 12
Amy Reigle Newland, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image, 2000, p. 135, pl. 182 (suggested title 'Sakezuki' or 'Sake Cup')
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Catalogue of Collections: Prints, 1993, p. 176, no. 1664 (suggested title 'In a Mellow Mood')
Andreas Marks, Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2015, p. 264 (regarding date and edition)


verso seal

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