TORAJI (1875-1964). In the Bathroom. (Sold)
Artist: Ishikawa Toraji (1875-1964)
Subject: A young woman after the bath.
Title: Yakushitsu nite (In the Bathroom)
Series: Rajo jushu no uchi (Ten types of female nudes).
Signature: Ishikawa, artist seal Tora.
Date: 1935 ca.
Publisher: Ruoku-usō Gashitsu
Block-cutter: Yamagishi Kazue.
Size: Dai-ōban, 49x37 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: Other impressions are illustrated in Newland and Hamanaka. The Female Image: 20th century Japanese prints of beauties, Leiden 2000, p. 170, no. 239. Kendall H. Brown et al. Light in Darkness: Women in Japanese Prints of Early Showa (1926-1945). Long Beach,1996, no. 84. Nihon no hanga, Emerging from the Bath. The nude in 20th Century Japanese Prints. Amsterdam 2010, no. 48 and cover.
Remarks: Another impression is in the collection of the Honolulu Museum of Art n. 25384.
Conditions: Very good impression, colour and conditions.
Item no: G 231