Itō Shinsui, ‘The Second Collection of Modern Beauties: Maiko Girl’, ca. 1932, Scholten Japanese Art

dated and signed at upper left, Showa shichinen shichigatsu tofutsuka (Showa 7 [1932], seventh month, 12th day) Shinsui saku followed by artist's seal Shinsui-?, with publisher seal Watanabe at lower left corner, and on the lower left margin, Hanken shoyo Watanabe Shozaburo (copyright ownership Watanabe Shozaburo), the limited edition seal on verso, Nihyakugojo mai zeppan, dai hyaku-kujo-ichi ban (250 limited edition, number 191), followed by publisher's rectangular seal, Watanabe

dai oban tate-e 17 by 10 3/4 in., 43.3 by 27.4 cm

Series: The Second Collection of Modern Beauties

Image rights: Scholten Japanese Art

Publisher: Watanabe

Tadasu Watanabe, Ito Shinsui: All the Woodblock Prints, 1992, p. 103, no. 66
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The female image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 71, no. 72

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