Artist: Natori Shunsen
Title: Kagami no Mae- Before the Mirror
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Description: Sunday, 5 February 2006 Shin Hanga: Beauty Before a Mirror Artist: Natori Shunsen Format: Large oban tate-e, silver mica ground: 16.5" x 11.5" approx Subject: From the series of three: Shunsen bijin sanshi - kagami-no mae. Against a silver mica ground, a bijin making adjustments to her coiffure. Hand-applied edition stamp on reverse reads: no. #22 of the limited edition of 150 impressions. Both rare and exquisite. Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo Date: 1928 Condition: Full size. Minor marks and flaws. Generally very fine state. Colour: Fine Impression: Very fine Other Notes: Ref. Lit.: 'The Female Image", Leiden, 2000, p. 119, no. #158 (in color) Estimated Value: ｣1800 - ｣2500