GOYO -- "Girl Holding Lipstick" (#2)

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Title "Girl Holding Lipstick"
("Benifude moteru 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 10 5/8 x 15 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Sumptuous pink "mica" background; "mica" highlights to collar and birds on kimono; "gauffraged" birds, outlines of hands, and hair-covering. (Minor variances to "mica" background.)
Condition Nearly Pristine.
(Very slight wear.)
Reference/Illus "The Female Image," Plate #18. Blair's "Toledo Museum 1930 Exhibition," plate #4.
Comments Portrait of Maiko Chiyo of Gion District, Kyoto.
Item # DG-104
Price $775 (Sold/CH)