Shimura Tatsumi: Painting for a Japanese magazine cover.
Artist: Shimura Tatsumi 1907-1980
Title: Painting for a Japanese magazine cover.
Date: ca. 1960s
A dangerous beauty steps out in front of hanging curtains. One can infer from the dramatic tenor that this was for the cover of a serialized novel, probably bursting with romance and drama. Shimura had a long career, working as an illustrator as well as a print designer for bijin-ga.
Condition: Excellent condition.
Dimensions: 26.7 x 20.3 cm
Seal: Artist’s seal