Ito Shinsui


Drizzling Rain

the background embellished with a dusting of mica and embossed streaks of rain; signed Shinsui ga with artist's seal Shinsui, and publisher's mark on the bottom margin, Sosaku hangakai Isetatsu (Iseya Tatsugoro), dated at lower right margin, Showa ninen kugatsu (Showa 2 [1927], September)

oban tate-e 15 by 10 1/8 in., 38 by 25.7 cm

Tadasu Watanabe, Ito Shinsui: All The Woodblock Prints, 1992, p. 207, no. 140
Amy Reigle Newland, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties, 2000, p. 59, no. 49
(inv. no. 10-1302)

price: $1,800


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site last updated
June 16, 2021

Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
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