Kotondo 鳥居言人: Yuki (“Snow”)

Torii Kotondo

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Artist: Torii Kotondo (1900-1976)
Title: Yuki ("Snow")
Date:  1929

Yuki (“Snow”). A beauty wearing a black outer robe looks contemplatively into the distance, hands folded beneath her chin. A snow scene appears in the window behind her, although she herself is warm and protected from the elements. From the first edition with the paper seal (verso) published by Sakai/Kawaguchi with a limited edition seal of 107/200.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: 46.4 x 29.8 cm
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai
Literature: “The Female Image”, number 172. Andreas Marks, Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection, 2015, p. 193, pl. 136.
Signature: Kotondo ga  


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