The First Collection of Modern Beauties: Early Summer Rain
(Gendai bijin shu dai isshu: Samidare)
signed and dated at left, Showa rokunen gogatsu Shinsui (Showa 6 , 5th month, Shinsui) with artist's seal Shinsui, publisher's seal Watanabe at lower right corner, and with hand-numbered limited edition seal verso, Nihyakugoju mai zeppan, dai hachijuhachi ban (250 limited edition, number 88), followed by publisher's rectangular seal, Watanabe, ca. 1931
dai oban tate-e 7 by 11 in., 43.1 by 27.9 cm
Kato Junzo, comp., Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. III, pl. 92
Tadasu Watanabe, Ito Shinsui: All the Woodblock Prints, 1992, p. 89, pl. 59
Amy Reigle Newland and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties, 2000, p. 67, pl. 63
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site last updated
January 8, 2019
Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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