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Combing the Hair (Kamisuki)

「髪梳き」

Japanese
Shôwa era
1933 (Shôwa 8)
Artist Torii Kotondo (Japanese, 1900–1976), Publisher Ikeda (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley, ed., Women of Shin Hanga (2013), #55; Hamanaka and Newland, The Female Image (2000), pl. 164

Dimensions

46.2 x 30 cm (18 3/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1878

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Edition: 3/100 of 7th set.

Signed

Kotondo ga (in block)
言人画

Markings

Artist's seal: Tori-i (in pictures)

Provenance

By 1935, Mrs. Wilmot R. Evans, Boston; 1935, sold by Mrs. Evans to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 5, 1935)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Charles Gaston Smith's Group