Artist: Hashiguchi Goyo
Title: Woman in a Summer Kimono — 夏衣の女
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Goyo-Woman in a Summer Kimono.jpg is: Woman in Summer Garment, 1920 (fine 1970’s woodblock reprint) Hashigushi Goyo (1880 - 1921) Woman in Summer Garment- This classic Goyo print is reminiscent of the alluring images of Utamaro. The woman is Goyo’s favorite model Nakatani Tsuru, a waitress at Osaka's Icho restauraunt. This Goyo reprint- In the 1970’s a small group of woodblock reprints were made of Goyo’s incredible images. His prints are so rare and sought after, these prints offered an opportunity to have a Goyo print without the expense of an original. Original Goyo images sell in the $7,500 - $20,000 range (this print being in the more expensive category). This print comes with both original folders. It is in the original heavy rag presentation inner folder which fits inside a titled outer folder. See photo with inner folder. Signed- Goyo-ga with red artist’s seal Sealed- In blue in margin by publisher, carver and printer Image size- 10 7/8” x 17 1/4” (same as original- large print) Condition- Perfect, no toning, tears, not mounted, full margins