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Fubuki (Snow Storm)

Shinsui Ito


Absolutely beautiful Bijin -ga print.Published by Momose. This is the most well-known print of Shinsui's umbrella Bijin series. Absolutely beautiful. Colors are vivid, vibrant, and in layers which makes them appear soft. The lines are crisp. Please notice deep embossing on under the kimono. Title in Japanese, publisher name "Momose -ban", Carver’s name; Okura, Printer’s name; Nakajo on the right margin. Very classic Japanese Bijin print.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 19 and 1/2 inches by 16 and 1/4 inches.
Sheet number: N/A
Date: Undated. (printed ca. 1980)
Signed: Artist’s signature ”Shinsui” with red seal in the center right of image.
Condition: Outstanding condition. A faint ink smudge into bottom margin which is common and will be easily mat out. Please see the picture.