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