Artwork Details for Chigusa Kotani (1890-1945) "Dance"

Chigusa Kotani (1890-1945) - Dance - 舞

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Dance - 舞
by Chigusa Kotani (1890-1945)

Artist:Chigusa Kotani (1890-1945)
Title:Dance - 舞
Series:Twelve Aspects of Fine Women - 名品おんな十二題
Date:1922 (this artwork: 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:Mostly fine. Slight mottled toning (common to this scene) and spot to the right of the bijin's head. Watermarked paper.
Price:$485 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $40)
Artwork Code:9653-Kotani_Chigusa
Notes:Sometimes titled "Heroine Ochiyo" from the series "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu". This beautiful print was published by the Ishukankokai Publisher of Tokyo in a limited edition of 100 pieces. They quickly sold out and are very difficult to come by these days. Narazaki publisher's seal, Watanabe/Ito printer and carver seals, and a watermark in left margin. Strong ink bleedthrough.
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