The Second Collection of Modern Beauties: Maiko Girl
(Gendai bijin shu dai nishu: Maiko)
dated and signed at upper left, Showa shichinen shichigatsu jugonichi (Showa 7 , seventh month, 15th day) Shinsui saku followed by artist's seal Shinsui, with publisher seal Watanabe at lower left corner, and on the lower left margin, Hanken shoyu Watanabe Shozaburo (copyright ownership Watanabe Shozaburo), the limited edition seal on verso, Nihyakugoju mai zeppan, dai hyaku-kuju-ichi ban (250 limited edition, number 191), followed by publisher's rectangular seal, Watanabe, 1932
dai oban tate-e 17 by 10 3/4 in., 43.3 by 27.4 cm
Tadasu Watanabe, Ito Shinsui: All the Woodblock Prints, 1992, p. 103, no. 66
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties, 2000, p. 71, no. 72
Andreas Marks, Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection, 2015, p. 127, cat. no. 80
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