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Tatsumi
Shimura Tatsumi, 1907-1980
Five Figures of Modern Beauties: Playing Battledore and Shuttlecock
(Gendai Bijin Fuzoku Gotai: Oibane [hagoita?])

woman playing with battledore, plum blossom kimono, long loose curly hair; signed Tatsumi, with artist's seal Tatsumi, with publisher's mark and seal on bottom margin, Nihon hanga kenkusho (Japanese Institute for Woodblock Prints); the block carver on the right-hand margin, horishi (carver) Nakagawa Chűshichi, and surishi (printer) Onodera Ryűji, ca. 1953
dai oban tate-e 18 1/4 by 11 1/4 in., 46.2 by 28.7 cm
References:
Kat˘, Junz˘, comp., Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. III, pl. 158
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The female image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 181, no. 259
price: $ 2,400