Artwork Details for Toraji, Ishikawa (1875-1964) "Heroine Toragozen"


Toraji, Ishikawa (1875-1964) - Heroine Toragozen

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Heroine Toragozen
by Toraji, Ishikawa (1875-1964) - 石川寅治

Artist:Toraji, Ishikawa (1875-1964) - 石川寅治
Title:Heroine Toragozen
Series:The Complete Works of Chikamatsu
Date:1922-26 (this artwork: First/Early edition)
Publisher:Privately published
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Large Oban - 大大判, 11.6 x 18.1 inches (sheet size)
Condition:Fine impression and pristine condition. No tears, creases, stains, folds, or foxing in image. Unbacked. All the uncoloured background is embossed (blind printed) with a very fine linen-weave block. Printed on thick beige-coloured washi.
Price:$165 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $30)
Artwork Code:10714-Ishikawa_Toraji
Notes:This print is a genuine Taisho-Era bijin-ga woodblock print from the supplement of "Dai Chikamatsu Zenshu" (The Complete Works of Chikamatsu). It shows the heroine "Toragozen" in the play "Soga". Literature Newland A, Hamanaka S, "The Female Image; 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties", Hotei, Leiden, 2000, 90 74822 20 7, - pg. 203, pl.7. Toraji red seal lower right. Carved by Yamagishi Kazue and printed by Nishimura Kumakichi.
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