Artwork Details for Kotondo, Torii (1900-1976) "Long Undergarment (Colour state 1)"

Kotondo, Torii (1900-1976) - Long Undergarment (Colour state 1) - 長襦袢

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Long Undergarment (Colour state 1) - 長襦袢
by Kotondo, Torii (1900-1976) - 鳥居言人

Artist:Kotondo, Torii (1900-1976) - 鳥居言人
Title:Long Undergarment (Colour state 1) - 長襦袢
Date:1929 July (this item: First edition)
Publisher:Sakai Kawaguchi - 酒井川口
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Large Oban - 大大判, 26.0 x 40.9cm (image size)
Artwork Code:10551-Torii_Kotondo
Notes:Edition 92/200 from the export edition. Embossed title and publisher seals in the lower margins. Limited edition note on the verso. Sheet size 30 x 46.7cm. This is the first colour state and was published prior to Sakai and Kawaguchi becoming separate businesses. A later colour state was published by Kawaguchi alone (having a deep red kimono with a purple obi). There may be a second colour state, light red kimono with a red obi, but I need to confirm that it is not the result of fading (see my JAODB research database). 169.1 in The Female Image.

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