Kotondo

Torii Kotondo

1900-1976

Autumn Leaves
(Momiji)

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.

References:
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

price: Sold


Torii Kotondo

limited edition seal

kikumon

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