Modern and Ancient Customs and Manners, One Hundred Beauties: no. 92, An Offering [to the Images of the Emperor and Empress]
(Kokon Fuzoku Hyaku Bijin: Nie)
signed Shodo with artist's seal, series and print title with publisher's information along the bottom margin, Wakita Ainosuke (of Osaka), and dated Meiji sanjurokunen nigatsu juichika (Meiji 36 , February 11th)
dai oban tate-e 16 3/4 by 11 in., 42.4 by 28 cm
Shodo Yukawa was born in Wakayama and studied under Suzuki Shonen (1848-1918). He was known mainly as a painter and printmaker of bijin-ga (images of beautiful women) in Osaka.
This work has been requested for loan by Japanese Art Society of America for their upcoming exhibition, Meiji Modern: Fifty Years of New Japan,, scheduled to open in autumn 2023 at the Asia Society in New York.
(inv. no. 10-5411)
price: $475 (reserved)
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