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Woman with Hand Towel - Hashiguchi  Goyo prints

Woman with Hand Towel

By Hashiguchi Goyo

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Woman with Hand Towel - Hashiguchi  Goyo print

Hashiguchi Goyo
1921

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Date: 1921

Medium: woodblock

Edition size: n/a

Sheet size: 46 by 30.2 cm

Condition: excellent

Signature: signed

Price: $11000 (excl. taxes)

Description:

dai oban tate-e 18 1/8 by 11 7/8 in., 46 by 30.2 cm

At the time of Goyo’s sudden death in February 1921 (at the age of 41) he left unpublished prints in various stages of production. For this design, Goyo had already hand-colored a keyblock proof (in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession no. 50.870), upon which he wrote the name Hisae, identifying a Shinbashi district geisha as the model. While ill, Goyo instructed his student Fujiki Kikumaro on how to proceed, and apparently the print was completed shortly after his death.

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