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Shinsui
Ito Shinsui, 1898-1972
The Second Collection of Modern Beauties: Pupil of the Eye
(Gendai bijin shu dai-nishu: Hitomi)

pink mica ground with white mica fish-scale pattern on the collar and silver mica on the outer-collar and obi; signed and dated at upper left, Showa hinoe-ne hachigatsu Shinsui ga (Showa, year of the rat [1937], August, by Shinsui), with artist's seal Shinsui, with publisher's red Watanabe seal
dai oban tate-e 17 3/8 by 11 1/4 in., 44 by 28.5 cm
References:
Kat˘, Junz˘, comp., Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. III, pl. 86
Tadasu Watanabe, It˘ Shinsui: All the Woodblock Prints, 1992, p. 101, no. 72
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The female image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 74, no. 78

price: $ 6,500