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Bijin Bust

Bijin Bust
by Seien Shima (1892-1970)

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Artist: Seien Shima (1892-1970) 島成園
Title: Bijin Bust
Series: Complete works of Chikamatsu
Date 1st edition?1923 (circa)
Date of this artwork?c1923 (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Large Oban
DB artwork code: 32438
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Artist: Shima Seien
Format: Dai Oban tate-e: 18" x 11"

Subject: The delightful portrait of a young girl with her elbows resting on a futon executed in shades of black and grey. From the same series as last lot.

Publisher: Hand-printed by Nishimura Kumakichi

Date: c. 1923

Condition: Full size with large margins (not fully shown in scanned image). Minor marks and creases. Generally fine state of preservation.

Impression: Fine impression with extensive gauffrage.

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