Artist: Natori Shunsen
Title: Kagami no Mae- Before the Mirror
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Kagami no Mae (Before the Mirror) from the series Shunsen Bijin no Sanshi (Three Shunsen Beauties) by Natori Shunsen. Genuin woodblock print. Later Heisei era impression. Fine color condition and impression. 19.1 x 13.0 inches. Publisher's seal and watermark, Koike carver's seal and Watanabe printer's seal in left margin. Strong texture and ink bleedthrough. Light silver mica background. Never been framed. Comes with original presentation folio. Compare to print on page 119 of the book "The Female Image, 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties". Scanned in two parts.