Torii Kotondo, Vapor

Torii Kotondo, 1900-1976


dated and signed at upper right, Showa yonnen jugatsu, Kotondo ga (Showa 4 [1929], 10th month, by Kotondo), with artist's circular seal, Kotondo, the title impressed on bottom margin, Yuge, the publisher's seals impressed on lower left margin, Sakai Kawaguchi go ban (joint venture), with limited edition paper seal hand-numbered with artist's name in sumi ink on verso, Gaikoku iki ni-hyaku mai kagiri zeppan, dai hachiju go, Torii Kotondo (for foreign export, limited edition of 200 printed, number 80, by Torii Kotondo), and with publisher's stamped KAWAGUCHI seal, 1929

18 1/4 by 11 7/8 in., 46.5 by 30.1 cm

Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The female image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 128, pl. 171

Reigle Stephens, Amy, gen. ed., The new wave: Twentieth-century Japanese prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection, 1993, p. 198, pl. 263


verso seal numbered 80/200

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