Shotei -- "Woman Returning from Bath"

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Title "Woman Returning from Bath"
Date 1927-35 (per Ota Museum, Tokyo)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 3/8 x 14 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine.
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; extensive "gauffrage" to woman and bridge; nicely over-printed streaks of falling rain; crisply and highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Strong, unfaded colors. Clean front and verso. (Slight toning. Absolutely flawless.)
Reference/Illus website #M-56; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #545; Ota Museum Shotei Exhibition Catalogue #228.
Comments A delightfully beautiful and very highly detailed "bijin-ga" image. Rarely seen.
Item # DG-975
Price $1350 (Sold/NK)