Shinsui ITO -- "Interval"

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Artist ITO, Shinsui
Title "Interval"
Date 1925 (Later edition?)
Series na
Publisher Isetatsu Publisher (Tokyo, active 1925-26--possibly until early 1970's)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 3/4 x 13
Impression Very Fine.
Nice "bokashi" shading to face and kimono's flowers; deep "gauffrage" (embossing) to hair ornaments; silver "mica" background; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean frontside and verso. (Very soft creasing; slight wear.)
Reference/Illus "The Female Image," Plate #45.
Comments Clothed in an iris-patterned purple cotton kimono, a beauty checks her hair with a small hand-mirror.
Item # DG-03
Price $850