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The Second Collection Of Modern Beauties: Pupil Of The Eye
by Ito Shinsui

Available at Scholten Japanese Art

  • Date: 1937
  • Type: Prints
  • Medium: Woodblock
  • Edition size: n/a
  • Sheet Size: 44 by 28.5 cm
  • Signed: Signed
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Price: $6500.00

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pink mica ground with white mica fish-scale pattern on the collar and silver mica on the outer-collar and obi; signed and dated at upper left, Showa hinoe-ne hachigatsu Shinsui ga (Showa, year of the rat [1937], August, by Shinsui), with artist's seal Shinsui, with publisher's red Watanabe seal

dai oban tate-e 17 3/8 by 11 1/4 in., 44 by 28.5 cm

References: Kato, Junzo, comp., Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. III, pl. 86 Tadasu Watanabe, Ito Shinsui: All the Woodblock Prints, 1992, p. 101, no. 72 Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties, 2000, p. 74, no. 78 Andreas Marks, Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection, 2015, p. 130, cat. no. 84

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