GOYO -- "Woman Applying Make-up" (#5)

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Title "Woman Applying Make-up"
("Kesho no Onna")
Date 1920
(Later edition, ca1970/80's.)
Series na
Publisher Yuyudo
Seal, Carver/Printer MAEDA Kentaro (active 1924-61, Tokyo)/SATO Ritsuzo
Image Size Large format: 14 1/4 x 20 1/4 (Compare size with BG-275.)
Impression Very Fine. Sumptuous soft pink "mica" background; gold metallic pigment highlights; extensive gauffrage (embossing) to flowers and red pattern; skillful "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving.
Condition Pristine. (No flaws noted--still in original "presentation folder.")
Reference/Illus "The Female Image," Plate #13.
Comments One of Goyo's most sought-after images. Outstanding. One of only 16 lifetime images done by Goyo (11 "bijin-ga," 4 landscapes, 1 "kacho-e") Larger than most strikes--same size as Goyo's original 1920 print.
Item # BG-299
Price $1950 (Large format) (Sold)