||unknown (after Ito Shinsui)
("red seal" unread)
(image design by Ito Shinsui)
||1930-40's (purchased in 1947)
||Private placement. Purchased 1947--consigned by family of Army Air Force serviceman
stationed in Tokyo.
||Original painting on silk
||11 1/4 x 15
(plus narrow margins)
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed by hand and very nicely detailed.
An original (one-of-a-kind) "bijin-ga" design executed in sumi and color pigments on fine silk.
(Few scattered marks--otherwise flawless.)
||A beautiful "bijin-ga" design, hand-painted onto tannish silk.
Clothed in an iris-patterned purple cotton kimono, a beauty checks her hair with a
small hand-mirror. (Based after the 1925 woodblock print
"Interval" by Ito Shinsui.")
||Special $235 (Sold/SW)