GOYO -- "Woman Combing Her Hair"

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Title "Woman Combing Her Hair"
("Kami Sukeru Onna")
Date 1920 (60th Anniversary "Commemorative Edition," sanctioned by Goyo's family, Dec 1981)
Series Limited Edition of 150 prints.
Publisher Tanseisha Publisher
Seal, Carver/Printer Uetani/Suzuki
Image Size 12 7/8 x 17 1/4
Impression Fine. Sumptuous soft silver "mica" background; subtle "bokashi" shading to face; nicely over-printed hairline; highly detailed carving.
Condition Pristine. (No flaws noted--still in original "presentation folder.")
Reference/Illus "The Female Image," Plate #17.
Comments Wonderful, delicate Goyo "bijin-ga" image. One of only 16 lifetime images done by Goyo (11 "bijin-ga," 4 landscapes, 1 "kacho-e").
Item # BG-134
Price $1050 (Sold)