Artist: Takehisa Yumeji
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Saturday, 26 September 2009 Shin Hanga: Woman's Hood Lot AU62 Artist: Umeji Takahisa Format: Large oban tate-e: 17" x 12" approx Subject: Kato the publisher produced a number of prints from sketches and designs by Umeji, particularly of young Japanese women in early 1920's western fashions. This example is probably the most famous. Produced in a limited edition of 150 impressions, of which this is numbered 30. Complete with original folder Subject reproduced, full page colour, in Smith, The Japanese Print Since 1900. page 78 #64. Publisher: Junji Kato, Tokyo Date: 1938 Condition: Full size. Very light foxing to verso. Minor marks and flaws. Generally very good state. Colour: Fine Impression: Very fine, printed on de luxe Japanese art paper Estimated Value: £500 - £750