Kotondo

Torii Kotondo

1900-1976

A Nap
(Utatane)

with deep red background; signed Kotondo ga with artist's rectangular seal Kotondo, the title along the bottom margin, Utatane (a nap), 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, ca. February 1933

oban tate-e 18 3/8 by 11 5/8 in., 46.7 by 29.4 cm

This impression is similar to those referenced below; the color of the futon here is a more saturated cool green. There is a variant impression (likely an earlier version) of this print with a pale tan background also illustrated in The Female Image (pl. 177-2).

References:
Gallery Beniya, Torii Kotondo, 1995, p. 18, no. 9
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image, 2000, p. 132, pl. 177-1

price: Sold


Torii Kotondo

limited edition seal

kikumon

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