Torii Kotondo, Make-Up

Torii Kotondo, Make-Up detail

Torii Kotondo, 1900-1976


dated and signed Showa gonen natsu (Showa 5 [1930], summer) Kotondo ga, followed by artist's rectangular seal Shi; green oval publisher seal, Kawaguchi on lower left margin, with red stamped limited edition seal hand numbered in sumi ink on verso, San hyakugoju mai kagiri zeppan, dai hyaku-yonju-ichi go (350 limited edition, number 141), 1930

dai oban tate-e 18 1/4 by 11 7/8 in., 46.2 by 30.2 cm

Kato, Junzo, comp.,Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. 3, pl. 113
Reigle Stephens, Amy, gen. ed., The new wave: Twentieth-century Japanese prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection, 1993, p. 25, no. 16
Gallery Beniya, Torii Kotondo, 1995, p. 25, no. 16
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image, 2000, p. 130, pl. 174-1 (lighter palette)


sealverso seal

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