KOTONDO -- Combing the Hair

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Artist TORII Kotondo (1900-76)
Title "Combing the Hair" ("Kamisuki")
Date 1933 (Later limited edition of 100 prints, c1980's)
Series na
Publisher Ishukankokai
Seal, Carver/Printer Ito Susumu/Kajikawa Yoshio; watermark
Image Size 10.25 x 16
Impression Fine. Overprinted hairlines; superb "bokashi" (gradation of colors) shading.
Condition Very fine. (very slight backside toning)
Reference/Illus "The Female Image," Plate #184. Blair's 1936 "Toledo Exhibition," Plate #139.
Comments Lifetime total 21 images (most 1927-33). Re-strike published as small/immediately sold out edition (100 copies) in the mid-1980's by Ishukankokai Publisher of Tokyo (with red "moneybag" seal)
Item # JS-1238
Price (SOLD)