Woman Holding a Towel
(Tenugui Moteru Onna)
Dated and signed, Taisho kyunen jugatsu Goyo ga (Taisho 9 , 10th month, by Goyo), with artist's seal Goyo. Posthumously printed.
A bust portrait of a beauty wearing a dark charcoal grey kimono decorated with peach and blue butterflies. She holds a towel, decorated in a similar palette of peach, soft orange and blue, to her face. A ring on her left hand with a dark stone is highlighted with metallic gold; the background is embellished with rich white mica.
dai oban tate-e 45.9 by 30.2 cm
Published: The Female Image, 2000, plate 19
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