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Kiyoshi
Kobayakawa Kiyoshi, 1896-1948
Styles of Contemporary Make-up: no. 3, Nails
(Kindaijisesho no uchi: san- Tsume)

dated Showa gonen juni gatsu (Showa 5 [1930], 12th month), and signed, Kiyoshi, with artist's rectangular seal Kobayakawa, the title along the bottom margn, Kindaijisesho no uchi, san, tsume, unnumbered limited edition seal at the lower right corner, Hayku mai kagiri zeppan, dai - go (100 limited edition, number -), privately published ca. 1930
naga-oban tate-e 53.2 by 30 cm
References:
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, no. 191 Nihon no hanga III 1921-1930, Toshi to onna to hikari to kage to (Japanese Prints III, 1921-1930: Cities and Women, Lights and Shadows), Chiba City Museum of Art, 2001, p. 122, pl. 264-3
price: $ 7,500