Shinsui: Beauty With Fan With Mica Background
Artist: Ito Shinsui
Title: Woman in a Chignon
Date: 1924 (Taishô 13)
“Woman in a Chignon.” A beauty in a summer kimono holds a translucent net fan and looks thoughtfully to the left. Also known by the title “Woman With Fan”, the pure mica background highlights her beauty. This Taisho-era work contains the Watanabe seal verso that Shoichiro Watanabe surmises was used for special gift presentations. This example is from the personal collection of Shoichiro Watanabe. Dated and signed upper right Taisho jusannen shichigatsu Shinsui saku (Taisho 13, July, work of Shinsui). With exceptional printing quality and effects.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Signature: Shinsui saku