GOYO -- "Woman Combing Her Hair" (#2)

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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 Very Fine. Sumptuous soft silver "mica" background; subtle "bokashi" shading to face; nicely over-printed hairlines; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. (No flaws noted--very slight wear.)
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-992
Price $1200 (Reserved--BL)