Kotondo

Torii Kotondo

1900-1976

Vapor
(Yuge)

dated and signed, Showa yonen jugatsu (Showa 4 [1929], 10th month), Kotondo saku with artist's seal Kotondo, the title Yuge embossed on the bottom margin, the publisher's seal Sakai-Kawaguchi go ban (Sakai Kawaguchi, joint publication) embossed on the lower left margin, and with embossed limited edition seal hand-numbered on verso, San-hyaku mai kagiri zeppan, dai sanjukyu go (300 limited edition, number 39), ca. 1929

dai oban tate-e 18 3/8 by 15 7/8 in., 46.8 by 40.2 cm

References:
Amy Reigle Stephens, gen. ed., The New Wave: Twentieth-Century Japanese Prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection, 1993, p. 198, pl. 263
Amy Reigle Newland and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties, 2000, p. 128, pl. 171

Provenance:
From the Collection of the Tsuruoka Family (Kakunen Tsuruoka, 1892-1977)
(inv. no. C-1292)

price: $3,800


Torii Kotondo
limited edition 39/300

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