signed Kotondo with rectangular artist's seal Kotondo, the title along the lower margin, Momiji (autumn leaves), with publisher's limited edition cartouche on verso, Ikeda hanken shoyu, hyaku mai kagiri zeppan, -- kai dai -- go (copyright Ikeda, edition limited to 100, -- printing, -- number), with artist's seal Kotondo
dai oban tate-e 18 1/2 by 11 3/4 in., 47.1 by 29.7 cm
This print, already one of the more scarce designs published by Ikeda, is a very rare variant impression printed without blue bokashi along the top edge, a darker purple color on the collar, and greater saturation of pink on her cheeks and upper arms.
Kat˘, Junz˘, comp.,Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. 3, pl. 108
Gallery Beniya, Torii Kotondo, 1995, p. 19, no. 10
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image, 2000, p. 138, pl. 185
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