Torii Kotondo, Fine Weather in Early Summer

Torii Kotondo, 1900-1976

Fine Weather in Early Summer
(Satsukibare)

kuchi-e, signed Kotondo ga followed by artist's seal Kotondo, published by Ukiyo-e Dokokai, ca. May 1936

chuban tate-e 7 3/8 by 5 in., 18.6 by 12.7 cm

This small-format woodblock print was included as kuchi-e (frontispiece insert) in the magazine Ukiyo-e Kai in May 1936.

References:
Amy Reigle Newland and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties, 2000, p. 140, p. 188
Andreas Marks, Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2015, p. 188, fig. 4

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