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Itô Shinsui (1898-1972)
Yuki ni kure koreru, The evening slowly sinks over the snow, Bijin under a snowed plum
Signed: Shinsui ga
Seals: Shinsui
Technique: colours on silk 40 x 51
Mounting: orange and grey damask and beige silk
gold decorated black laacquered rollers, 131,5 x 56,5
Box: signed
Condition: some light foxing, otherwise good

Shinsui was born in Tokyo Fukagawa, dropped out of school due to bankruptcy of his father. In 1911 he started as a pupil of Kaburagi Kyokata (1878-1973) and issued his first woodblock print the following year. In exhibitions his early works won numerous awards, and he accepted a post at the Tokyo Nichi Nichi Shimbun to supply illustrations for newspapers.

Itô Shinsui 1992
etc. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinsui_It%C5%8D

Availability: On Request