Marumage (Reflection in a Mirror) from the series Gendai Bijin Fuzoku Gotai (Five Figures of Modern Beauties) by Shimura Tatsumi. Original woodblock print circa 1953. Pristine condition, color and impression. Large oban size measures 18.2 x 11.1 inches. Red Tatsumi seal and characters in lower right of image. Nakagawa carver’s seal and Onodera printer’s seal in right margin. Title embossed in lower margin. Nippon Hanga Kenkyusho seal in bottom margin. Compare with same print on page 183 of the book “The Female Image 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties”. The item “SHIMURA TATSUMI Original Japanese Woodblock Print” is in sale since Thursday, September 10, 2009. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Japanese\Other Japanese Collectibles”. The seller is “jemason” and is located in Oregon City, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country of Manufacture: Japan
- Era: Showa Period
- Category: Woodblock Print
- Region or Culture: Japanese
- Original or Reproduction: Original
- Material: Washi