GOYO -- "Young Woman in a Summer Kimono" (#3)

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Title "Young Woman in a Summer Kimono"
("Natsu Yosoi no Musume")
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 5/8 x 20 3/4 (oversize/tall)
Impression Very Fine. Sumptuous soft amber "mica" background and white "mica" background to colorful "obi" sash; "gaffrage" to ribbed paper lantern; subtle "bokashi" shading to face and hanging lantern; highly detailed carving.
Condition Pristine.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus "The Female Image," Plate #21.
Comments Striking, elegant Goyo "bijin-ga" image. One of only 16 lifetime images done by Goyo (11 "bijin-ga," 4 landscapes, 1 "kacho-e").
Item # DG-340
Price $800 Special
(reg $1050)