Ito Shinsui, Maiko Girl

Ito Shinsui, 1898-1972

The Second Series of Modern Beauties: Maiko Girl
(Gendai bijinshu dai-nishu: Maiko)


dated and signed at upper left, Showa shichinen shichigatsu tofutsuka (Showa 7 [1932], seventh month, 12th day) Shinsui saku followed by artist's seal Shinsui-?, with publisher seal Watanabe at lower left corner, and on the lower left margin, Hanken shoyu Watanabe Shozaburo (copyright ownership Watanabe Shozaburo), the limited edition seal on verso, Nihyakugoju mai zeppan, dai hyaku-kuju-ichi ban (250 limited edition, number 191), followed by publisher's rectangular seal, Watanabe

dai oban tate-e 17 by 10 3/4 in., 43.3 by 27.4 cm

References:
Tadasu Watanabe, Ito Shinsui: All the Woodblock Prints, 1992, p. 103, no. 66
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The female image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 71, no. 72

$4,200


verso seal

kikumon

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