Goyō: Woman After a Bath
Artist: Hashiguchi Goyō
Title: Woman After a Bath
Date: 1920(Taisho 9)
Extremely elegant seated nude sits completely relaxed with her back to the viewer. Woman After a Bath (Yokugo no Onna) Mica ground, dated and signed, Taisho kyunen shichigatsu Yokugo no onna Goyo ga (Taisho 9 , July, Woman after the bath, by Goyo), with red rectangular artist's seal, Goyo
Condition: Some fading and repairs to mica.
Literature: The Female Image number 16, page 42. References: Katô, Junzô, comp., Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. I, pl. 92 Reigle Stephens, Amy, gen. ed., The new wave: Twentieth-century Japanese prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection, 1993, p. 130, pl. 133 D’Hauterives, Arnaud, La nouvelle vague: L’estampe japonaise de 1868-1939 dans la Collection Robert O. Muller, Musée Marmottan, Institute de France, Académie des Beaux-Arts, 1994, p. 49, pl. 82 Kendall H. Brown & Hollis Goodall-Cristante, Shin-Hanga, New Prints in Modern Japan, 1996, p. 61, fig. 74, cat. 40 Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 42, pl. 16 Reigle Newland, Amy, gen. ed., Printed to Perfection: Twentieth-century Japanese Prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 2004, p. 63, no. 40 Zehnder, Amanda T., Modern Japanese Prints: The Twentieth Century, Carnegie Museum of Art, 2009, p. 35 Koyama Shuko, Beautiful Shin Hanga- Revitalization of Ukiyo-e, Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum, 2009, p. 39, p. 1-48
Signature: Goyô ga with his seal Goyô