Yamakawa Shuho, Cloth-Bleaching Dance

Yamakawa Shuho, 1898-1944

Nuno-sarashi 'Cloth-Bleaching' Dance
(Nuno-sarashi Odori)

signed Shuho with red artist's seal Shu, with pencil inscription with alternate title on the right-hand margin, Sarashi-me (woman with long cloth), ca. 1936

dai oban tate-e 17 1/4 by 11 7/8 in., 43.9 by 30.3 cm

Kato Junzo, comp., Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, vol. III, pl. 77
Amy Reigle Newland and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties, 2000, p. 118, no. 156



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August 5, 2020

Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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