Ito Shinsui: Bijin Playing Karuta (1) - Ohmi Gallery

Artist: Ito Shinsui

Title: Bijin Playing Karuta (1)

Date: 1920

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Rare pre-war machine printing (possibly a lithograph) of a gorgeous 'bijin' (beauty) by Ito Shinsui. Rarely seen in the market. Artist signature and seal within the image area at right. This print would have been printed as a supplement (kuchi-e) to one of the pre-war women's magazines like "Shufu no Tomo" (Housewife's Friend). (1) This item is either untitled or the title is unknown.

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