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Napping - Torii  Kotondo prints
Napping - Torii  Kotondo prints
Napping - Torii  Kotondo prints

Napping

By Torii Kotondo

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Napping - Torii  Kotondo print

Torii Kotondo
1933

Contact Scholten Japanese Art about Napping By Torii Kotondo

Date: 1933

Medium: woodblock

Edition size: 53/100

Sheet size: 46.6 by 29.5 cm

Condition: excellent

Signature: signed

Price: $13000 (excl. taxes)

Description:

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, hakkai dai gojusan go (copyright Ikeda, edition limited to 100, 8th print, 53 number), with artist's bird seal Torii, from an edition of 100 impressions published by Ikeda Tomizo in February 1933

dai oban tate-e 18 3/8 by 11 5/8 in., 46.6 by 29.5 cm

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).

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