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Kondô Shiun (act. 1910s-1930s)
nihonga
Jigoku taifu - Courtesan from hell
Signed: Shiun
Seals: Shiun
Technique: colours on paper 133.4 x 31.8
Mounting: striped silk and grey silk
bone rollers, 203 x 44.5
Box: signed
Condition: stains at the top of the mounting, otherwise very good

Shiun made a few kuchi-e, bookcover illustrations, he contributed a number of prints to a series depicting the Great Kanto Earthquake, but he is best known for a few large head bijin prints.

Reference:
Merritt & Yamada ’92

Availability: On Request