Narita Morikane: Paper Lantern - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Narita Morikane

Title: Paper Lantern

Date: 1931

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Title Twenty-four Figures of Charming Women - Paper Lantern rare : Adesugata Niju-shi Ko Artist Morikane Narita 1930s Signature "Morikane". Seal Artist's seal. Dated 1931. Publisher Shinbisha. Medium/Technique Woodblock print. Description From the series "Adesugata Niju-shi Ko" ("Twenty-four Figures of Charming Women"). A beauty is coming out from a green mosquito net. A traditional floor lantern with bell flower motif is casting faint light next to her. Format Dai-Oban Width Item 11.4 inches = 29.0 cm Height Item 16.7 inches = 42.5 cm Literature Newland, Amy R.; and S. Hamanaka, "The Female Image: 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties", Leiden: Hotei, 2000, ISBN 90 74822 20 7, - pl. 205.

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