| Item number:#BJ-15
- Japanese Woodblock Print -
"Botan Yuki"(Peony Snow Flakes)
by Kotondo Torii(1900-1976)
Beautiful Bijin-ga woodblock print "Botan Yuki"(Peony Snow Flakes)
by Kotondo Torii(1900-1976). Very large snow flake, we call "Botan
Yuki" (Peony Snow). Because large snow flakes look like white peony
petals. This "Botan Yuki" (Peony Snow Flakes) is one of "Twelve
Aspects of Woman". Originally published 1931. This print is later
edition by Ishu Kanko Kai. Limited edition of 100 prints published. Printed on the beautiful Japanese
Washi paper with "Sanso" water marked. The paper measures about
13 and 1/8 inches by 19 inches. Pristine condition. Full margins and never
framed. Kotondo's signature and seal in the image at upper right.
Carver name, Susumu Ito, Printer name is Yoshiaki Watanabe and Torii red
seal of approval (copyright) and publisher red moneybag seal on the lower
left margin.Under the box, Limited edition published seal. Please see incredible Bokashi shading and beautiful "Gaffrage" to her Kimono
and edge of umbrella. You can see also very highly detailed carving, specially
her individual hairs. Very Japanese in every respect. Perfect Japanese Bijin-ga print. Truly beautiful and gorgeous.
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