Shinsui, Ito (1898 - 1972), "Three Color Lithographs of Beauties"
|Title||Three Color Lithographs of Beauties|
|Medium||Original Color Lithographs|
|Series Title||Kuchi-e Beauties|
|Edition||First and only.|
|Size||13 -1/4 x 7 "|
|Condition||Fine, with fresh colors.|
Notes: Artist signed with red seal. Three Ito Shinsui off-set color lithographs, which were illustrations inserted in books/magazines at that time. This popular approach of adding print designs to books helped carry the tradition of kuchi-e into modern printmaking methods.
As with all inserted kuchi-e format designs; four horizontal folds and handling marks.