Lithograph - Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) - 'Number 1 - Hanging up a Lantern' van de serie "100 Figures of Beauties Wearing Takasago Kimonos" - 1931

Description
Lithograph - Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) - 'Number 1 - Hanging up a Lantern' van de serie "100 Figures of Beauties Wearing Takasago Kimonos" - 1931
Good condition, see description

Lithograph - Ito Shinsui (1898–1972) - "Number 1 - Hanging up a Lantern" - 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.

Publisher: Kisen-do

Measurements (without the margins): 21.2 x 30.7 cm
Measurements, in total: 24.6 x 36.3 cm

The condition is good. Three very small tears (0.5–1 cm) against the margin, so outside the print (photo 13 and 15). Please view the photos for details.

Will be shipped in sturdy packaging.

Lot details
Object
Lithograph
Material
Washi paper
Period
1931
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Ito Shinsui (1898-1972)
Title of artwork
'Number 1 - Hanging up a Lantern' van de serie "100 Figures of Beauties Wearing Takasago Kimonos"
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
0×21.2×30.7 cm
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