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The First Collection Of Modern Beauties: Snow At The Shrine
by Ito Shinsui

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1930

Prints

Woodblock

Edition Size: n/a

Sheet Size: 43 by 27.7 cm

Signed

Condition: Excellent

$4500.00

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beauty walking holding an umbrella; signed and dated Showa gonen kanoe-uma fuyu Shinsui ga (Showa 5 [1930], year of the horse, winter by Shinsui), with artist’s red seal Shinsui, followed by red seal tame shizuri (test print), and round seal Watanabe, 1930

dai oban tate-e 16 7/8 by 10 7/8 in., 43 by 27.7 cm

References:
Tadasu Watanabe, Ito Shinsui: All the Woodblock Prints, 1992, p. 94, no. 57
Amy Reigle Newland and Hamanaka Shinji, The female image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 66, no. 61
Andreas Marks, Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection, 2015, p. 124, cat. no. 74

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