Artist: Torii Kiyomitsu
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Description: Thursday, 2 October 2008 Title Snow limited edition Artist Kiyomitsu Torii born 1938 Signature Kiyomitsu. Seal Artist's seal. Dated Ca. 1980s. Medium/Technique Woodblock print. Impression Excellent … Embossed. Colors Excellent - very good. Condition Excellent - very good … Margins slightly creased. Two mounting residues on the top margin. Edition Size 300 Numbered 91 / 300 Description "Yuki" (The Snow). A girl in a snow falling day. Kiyomitsu is the 9th headmaster of renowned Torii school of Kabuki-e pictures. She was a daughter of Torii Kotondo and became the first woman headmaster of traditional kabuki-e schools in 1982. Her works were recognized also by the Japanese government, which presented her "Oujihosho" (A type of Japanese medal of honor) in 2005. Note Edition number written in Japanese on the back. Width Item 12.0 inches = 30.5 cm Height Item 17.9 inches = 45.5 cm