Artwork Details for Kotondo, Torii (1900-1976) "After the Bath (Yugaeri)"

Kotondo, Torii (1900-1976) - After the Bath (Yugaeri) - 湯帰り

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After the Bath (Yugaeri) - 湯帰り
by Kotondo, Torii (1900-1976) - 鳥居言人

Artist:Kotondo, Torii (1900-1976) - 鳥居言人
Title:After the Bath (Yugaeri) - 湯帰り
Date:1932 May (this artwork: First edition)
Publisher:Ikeda - 池田
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Large Oban - 大大判, 25.5 x 40.7cm (image size)
Artwork Code:13585-Torii_Kotondo
Notes:This is scene number five from Kotondo's bijin-ga series published via Ikeda. Edition 81 of 100 prints, never republished by Ikeda. After the edition of 100 was completed the keyblock was deliberately gouged to destroy it, and a print of this gouged keyblock was included with each of the 100 prints sold. Obviously a very rare and expensive print. Sheet size is about 30 x 47.5cm.

Signed Kotondo ga with artist's red rectangular seal Kotondo; with the title, "Yugaeri" embossed in the lower margin. Published by Ikeda. The publisher's limited edition cartouche printed on verso, Ikeda hanken shoyu, hyaku mai kagiri zeppan (Ikeda, copyright; edition limited to 100). Undated, published by Ikeda in May of 1932 (confirmed).

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