Ito Shinsui, 1898-1972
Twelve Images of Modern Beauties: Woman from Oshima Island
(Shin bijin junisugata: Shima no Onna)
Dated and signed, Taisho juichinen, jugatsu, Shinsui ga (Taisho 11 , 10th month, by Shinsui), with artist's red rectangular seal, Ito. The publisher's circular seal, Watanabe, at lower right corner. With red limited edition stamp hand-numbered on verso, Nihyaku mai kagiri zeppan, dai yonjuichi ban (200 limited edition, number 41).
dai oban tate-e 43 by 26 cm
Kato, Junzo, comp., Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. 1, pl. 186
Tadasu Watanabe, Ito Shinsui: All the Woodblock Prints, 1992, p. 69, pl. 37
Brown, Kendall H. & Goodall-Cristante, Hollis, Shin-Hanga, New Prints in Modern Japan, 1996
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The female image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 54, pl. 34
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. 36, pl. 2-6
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