Ishikawa Toraji, At the Bath

Ishikawa Toraji, At the Bath detail

Ishikawa Toraji, 1875-1964

Ten Types of Female Nudes: At the Bath
(Rajo jusshu: Yokushitsu nite)

a nude seated at the edge of a sunken bath with a towel draped over her lap; signed in sumi ink Ishikawa with artist's red seal Tora, block carver's seal at lower left margin, Yamagishi Kazue to, and with artist's watermark at lower right corner of the composition, Ishikawa Toraji, published by the artist (first edition), ca. 1934-35

obaiban tate-e 19 1/8 by 14 3/4 in., 48.5 by 37.5 cm

References:
Brown, Kendall, Light and Darkness: Women in Japanese Prints of Early Showa (1926-1945), 1996, p., 74, cat. 84
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 170, no. 239

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