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, limited edition paper seal hand-numbered with artist's name in sumi ink on verso, Gaikoku iki ni-hyaku mai kagiri zeppan, dai kyujuhachi go, Torii Kotondo (for foreign export, limited edition of 200 printed, number 98, by Torii Kotondo), ca. October 1929

dai oban tate-e 18 3/8 by 12 in., 46.7 by 30.4 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
(inv. no. 10-5264)

price: $4,800


Torii Kotondo

limited edition 98/200

kikumon

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