Kotondo Torii, ‘Snow (Yuki)’, 1929, Scholten Japanese Art
Kotondo Torii, ‘Snow (Yuki)’, 1929, Scholten Japanese Art

dated and signed, Showa yonen jugatsu (Showa 4 [1929], 10th month), Kotondo ga, followed by rectangular artist's seal Kotondo, the title, Yuki, embossed on the bottom margin as are the publisher's marks, Sakai Kawaguchi go ban (Sakai Kawaguchi joint publication), at the lower left margin, limited edition paper seal hand-numbered with artist's name in sumi ink on verso, Gaikoku iki ni-hyaku mai kagiri zeppan, dai yonjuichi go, Torii Kotondo (for foreign export, limited edition of 200 printed, number 41, by Torii Kotondo), ca. October 1929

dai oban tate-e 47 by 30 cm

Image rights: Scholten Japanese Art

Publisher: Sakai Kawaguchi joint publication

Amy Reigle Newland, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 129, pl. 172

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