dated and signed, Showa yonen jugatsu (Showa 4 , 10th month), Kotondo saku with artist's seal Kotondo, the title Kamisuki embossed on the bottom margin, publisher's seal Kawaguchi (in katana) at lower right corner, and hori Ito suri, Komatsu, hanken shoyu (carved by Ito, printed by Komatsu, copyright) at lower left, with embossed limited edition seal hand-numbered on verso, San-hyaku mai kagiri zeppan, dai hyaku-sanjuni go (300 limited edition, number 132), ca. 1929
dai oban tate-e 18 1/4 by 11 7/8 in., 46.2 by 30.1 cm
Kato, Junzo, comp., Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. III, pl. 109
Reigle Stephens, Amy, gen. ed., The new wave: Twentieth-century Japanese prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection, 1993, no. 264
Gallery Beniya, Torii Kotondo, 1995, no.27
Brown, Kendall H. & Goodall-Cristante, Hollis, Shin-Hanga, New Prints in Modern Japan, 1996, p. 63, fig. 78
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, no. 170
Reigle Newland, Amy, gen. ed., Printed to Perfection: Twentieth-century Japanese Prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 2004, no. 105
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