Artwork Details for Shinsui, Ito (1898-1972) "Beauty From the Showa Era - Early Spring"

Shinsui, Ito (1898-1972) - Beauty From the Showa Era - Early Spring - 昭和美人風景 浅春

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Beauty From the Showa Era - Early Spring - 昭和美人風景 浅春
by Shinsui, Ito (1898-1972) - 伊東深水

Artist:Shinsui, Ito (1898-1972) - 伊東深水
Title:Beauty From the Showa Era - Early Spring - 昭和美人風景 浅春
Date:March 15, 1931 (this artwork: First edition)
Publisher:Jiji Newspaper - 時事新聞
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Oban - 大判, 26 x 37cm (sheet size)
Condition:Good impression and condition. Printed on very fine washi. Full margins. No tears, foxing or stains. Has very minor soiling at sheet extremities, near-invisible light horizontal centre-fold, crease at lower left corner well outside image area, and near-invisible light horizontal crease near upper left seal. Woodgrain texture can be seen in the hat, coat sleeve, and upper background, indicating an early impression. Good colour, impression and ink penetration.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:11585-Ito_Shinsui
Notes:This rare print was commissioned by the Jiji Newspaper Company (時事新報) and published as a limited edition (thought to be only 150 prints), in celebration of the anniversary of the company's founding. The bottom margin contains (from right to left) the print title "Showa Bijin Fukei", "Asaharu", and artist name. Shinsui's signature and red seal upper left.
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