Artwork Details for Shinsui, Ito (1898-1972) "Snow"

Shinsui, Ito (1898-1972) - Snow

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by Shinsui, Ito (1898-1972) - 伊東深水

Artist:Shinsui, Ito (1898-1972) - 伊東深水
Series:Snow, Moon, Flower
Date:1935, January
Publisher:Shufu No Tomo - 主婦の友
Medium:Machine Printing - 印刷
Format:Kuchi-e - 口絵, Each sheet approx. 25 x 107 cm (sheet size)
Condition:Basically fine. Usual kuchi-e folds; A pinhole in the middle of the top margin. No tears or holes in the image area. Unbacked, verso clean.The striping effect you see in the image does not exist in the print; it is simply an artifact of the scanning process. Also the bottom margin of "Snow" is not fully shown in the image; the print itself is fine.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:9303-Ito_Shinsui
Notes:Rare pre-war machine printing (probably lithographs) of gorgeous bijin (beauties) by three of Japan's foremost bijin-ga artists - Shinsui, Kiyokata, and Yamakawa. Rarely seen in the market. Very large size - each print being over a metre tall. Titles in the centre of the top margins. Artist signatures and seals within the image areas. Publishing details in bottom margins. This series was printed as a supplement (kuchi-e) to the magazine "Shufu no Tomo" (Housewife's Friend).
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