Absolutely beautiful Bijin -ga print.Published by Momose.This is most well known print of Shinsui's umblerra Bijin series. Absoutely beautiful. Colors are vivid, vibrant and in layers which makes them appear soft. The lines are crisp. Please notice deep embossing on under 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.
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.
Collections: Shinsui Ito (1898 - 1972)