||1928 (Early edition.)
||Private placement. Consigned by a southwest print collector/dealer.
||"Four Images of Women"
||9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to face, hair and fan; shimmering silver "mica"
background; "mica" highlights to hair; deep "gauffrage"
(embossing) to ribs of fan; highly detailed carving.
||Good++. Quite good colors. Clean front and verso. (Faint mat-line around image; soft diagonal crease;
2 tape marks verso; bumped upper/right corner; light toning; few scattered marks.)
||"The Female Image," Plate #155.
||Clothed in a light blue summer kimono, this pensive beauty cools herself with a hand-held fan.
One of Shuho's few early bijin-ga designs. Early Edition. Rarely seen.
||Bi-Weekly Special $450 (SOLD/JW)