Munakata Shikō: The Night Visit

Munakata Shikō: The Night Visit (Sold)

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Artist: Munakata Shikō
Title: The Night Visit
Series: The Story of the Cormorant
Date: 1938

From the series “The Story of the Cormorant”, which were the first woodcuts to be shown in the Shinbunten exhibition in Japan. Here we see a beauty peering between two noren, her features simple yet expressive.

Collecter bought in 50s from Munakata himself.

Publisher: Carved and printed by the artist
Literature: “Munakata Shiko: Master of the Modern Print” (2002), page 54, fig. 2.
Seal: red artist’s seal
Signature: Munakata