Shimura Tatsumi, 1907-1980
Five Figures of Modern Beauties: Cherry Blossoms Blizzard
(Gendai Bijin Fuzoku Gotai: Hana Fubuki)
woman in pink kimono, cherry blossoms blowing around her; 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 Chushichi, and surishi (printer) Onodera Ryuji, the title embossed at the center of the bottom margin, ca. 1953
dai oban tate-e 18 1/4 by 11 1/4 in., 46.4 by 28.6 cm
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The female image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 182, no. 261
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December 7, 2021
Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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