Ito Shinsui Figurative Print - Beauty Covering Her Hair (Gathering Shellfish: Shiohigari)
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Ito Shinsui
Beauty Covering Her Hair (Gathering Shellfish: Shiohigari)



Original Japanese woodblock print. A young beauty ties her hair with a scarf, her kimono decorated with seashells as a hint as to where she stands. The background is a subtle textural blue that references a clear blue sky. With a limited edition seal of 180/250, verso. Published by Watanabe Shozaburo. Excellent impression, color and condition. No toning or fading.


  • Artist
    Ito Shinsui (1898 - 1972, Japanese)
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  • Condition Details
    Excellent impression, color and condition. Very bright and clean. First edition.
  • Dimensions
    H 16.93 in. x W 10.79 in.H 43 cm x W 27.4 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Burbank, CA
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