Artist: Ito Shinsui
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Description: Shin Hanga: Bijin and Firework Artist: Shinsui Format: Large oban tate-e: 17" x 10.75" Subject: A young bijin seated on a bamboo stool watching a firework exploding in the night sky above. From the second series of Modern Beauties. One of the artist's best designs. Publisher: Watanabe Date: 1932 Condition: Full size. Signs of a previous matting on verso at top corners. A diagonal crease and other small crease marks. Slightly soiled. Generally moderately good state of preservation. Colour: Fine Impression: Fine with gauffrage Other Notes: Subject illus in color, double-page spread in 'All the Woodblock Prints of Ito Shinsui', Watanabe Tadasu, 1992