Itō Shinsui: Kotatsu (Footwarmer)

Itō Shinsui: Kotatsu (Footwarmer) (Sold)

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Artist: Itō Shinsui
Title: Kotatsu (Footwarmer)
Series: Second Collection of Modern Beauties
Date: 1931

A formally dressed beauty warms herself beneath the heavy blankets that cover the kotatsu, or charcoal-fueled heater. With a limited edition seal, verso.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Literature: The female image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 70, plate 70.
Seal: Shinsui
Signature: Shinsui ga