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Lot 0031
  • SHINSUI, Ito (1898-1972)
  • Clock & Beauty II
  • Hotta
  • 1964 (this impression)
  • Woodblock print
  • dai oban (c. 14 x 11 inches)
  • This design stands out against most other bijin portraits in regard to the stylistic conception of facial outlines: these consist of two lines, printed in two different shades of soft gray instead of a single black outline, which give the effect of pencil strokes. The softness of the face is underlined by very tender touches of red make-up around the woman's eyes, as well as light shadings in gray color around the eyebrows and the hairline. The round frame of the glass cover and other details of the clock, the woman's hairpin and parts of the light-blueish robe are highlighted / printed with gold-color mica. - A work of masterly, technical perfection.

    Reserve: $850.00

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  • Location: This item ships from Germany.

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  • Condition

    MINT. - With areas of gold color pigments.

    Buyer's Premium

    • 15%

    SHINSUI, Ito Woodblock Clock & Beauty II

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