SHIUN (attivo 1923-1930 ca). A lady and iris. (Sold)
Artist: Kondo Shiun (active from 1923 to 1930 ca.)
Subject: A woman and flowers of iris.
Title: Rokugatsu Shobu (Iris in June). The print is associated with the month of June.
Series: Shin ukiyo-e bijin awase (New beauties in ukiyo-e style).
Signature: Shiun and Kondo seal.
Date: According Andreas Marks, Seven Masters: 20th-century Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2015, p. 208, the series, or at least a portion was published in 1918.
Size: Daiōban, 44,4x28,3 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: Another example is illustrated in Newland and Hamanaka. The Female Image: 20th century Japanese prints of beauties, Leiden 2000, p. 100, n. 12. Conditions: Very good impression, color and conditions.
Conditions: Fine impression and colour, very good conditions.
Item no: G 204