Ito Shinsui, (1898-1972)
The First Series of Modern Beauties: Catching Fireflies
(Gendai bijinshu dai-isshu: Hotaru-gari)
Signed and dated at lower left, Showa rokunen nanagatsu Shinsui (Showa 6 , July, Shinsui) with artist's seal Shinsui, publisher's seal Watanabe, numbered on verso 240/250
dai oban tate-e 43.5 by 28.4 cm
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November 18, 2020
Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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