Kotondo: Vapor (Yuge)
Artist: Torii Kotondo
Title: Vapor (Yuge)
Numbered 54 from a limited edition of 200; first edition paper seal verso. The date reads “Showa yonen shichi gatsu genjin saku” (Made in Showa 4, seventh month.) An undressed beauty holds a towel to her cheek, presumably after stepping out of the bath. The “vapor” of the title is hinted at by the steamy grey background that transitions to a soft blue.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Kawaguchi & Sakai
Literature: The Female Image, figure 171, page 128.
Signature: Kotondo saku