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After the Bath - 湯あがり
by Shima, Seien (1892-1970) - 島成園
|Artist:||Shima, Seien (1892-1970) - 島成園|
|Title:||After the Bath - 湯あがり|
|Series:||Twelve Aspects of Fine Women - 名品おんな十二題|
|Date:||1924 (this item: Posthumous strike)|
|Publisher:||Ishukankokai - 遺珠刊行会|
|Medium:||Woodblock - 木版画|
|Format:||Large Oban - 大大判, 33 x 48cm (sheet size)|
|Condition:||Finely printed with excellent detail and beautiful original colour as expected with these high quality prints. Gorgeous mica background. Good texture and ink bleedthrough. A nice full sheet, not trimmed. Excellent overall with no issues to report.|
|Price:||$1440 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $40)|
|Notes:||Subject: Young woman after the bath.
Title: Shichigatsu Yuagari (July, after the bath)
Large size measures 18.9 x 13.0 inches. Later Showa era impression with Narazaki supervisor's seal, Koike carver's seal and Uchikawa printer's seal in left margin. Highly detailed carving. This series was a limited edition printing of only 100 prints. See the full series here.
Original series information: Shin ukiyo-e bijin awase (New series of ukiyo-e beauties).
Size: Large oban, 44,8x28,5 cm.
Reference: Muneshige Narazaki (a cura di). Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in Western Collections. The Muller Collection. Tokyo, 1990, n.132.
Ota Memorial Museum. Meiji-Taisho Bijin Hanga Ten. Prints of Beauties from the Meiji Taisho era. Tokyo, 1993, n.55.
Amy Newland e Hamanaka Shinji. The female image 20th century prints of Japanese beauties. Leiden, 2000, n.125.
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