Kami (Washing Hair)

Yoshitoshi Mori


Very popular stencil print (called Kappa-ban) "Kami" (Washing Hair) is by Yoshitoshi Mori (1898-1992). Simple, bold and impressive.  Strong colors and wonderful contrast. Nice ink bleed through Japanese handmade washi paper. This print is one of his popular prints. Now hard to find.

Technique: Stencil print (called Kappa-ban)
Paper size: 13 and 5/8 inches by 20 and 1/4 inches (35 x 51.5 cm)
Sheet number: 6/80
Date: 1977
Signed: Artist signed "Y. Mori" by pencil with artist red seal "Yoshi" from Yoshitoshi on the lower right image.
Condition: Very good condition. Minor paper toning on the top which will be easily matted out. Very minimal spot on her arm, it seems like missing color. Please see the picture.