Lithograph - Ito Shinsui (1898–1972) - "Number 6 - Hanging a Mosquito Net" from the series "100 Figures of Beauties Wearing Takasago Kimonos" - 1931
The image is printed on washi paper (with the characteristic vertical lines), and without a thorough inspection it is hard to see that this is not a woodblock print.
Comment: The "Bijin" is wearing a Takasago-dyed kimono. Takasago fabric dying is a process which was developed in Japan in the 1600s.
Ito's signature and seal in the image.
Measurements (without the margins): 21.2 x 30 cm
Measurements, in total: 24.6 x 36.3 cm
The condition is good. A few tiny spots. Please view the photos for details.
Will be shipped in sturdy packaging.
- Washi paper
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Ito Shinsui (1898-1972)
- Title of artwork
- 'Number 6 - Hanging a Mosquito Net' van de serie "100 Figures of Beauties Wearing Takasago Kimonos"
- Good condition, see description
- 0×21.2×30 cm