• Early Spring by Ito Shinsui
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Early Spring by Ito Shinsui
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Early Spring by Ito Shinsui
  • Early Spring by Ito Shinsui (Japan, 1898-1972). A beautful depiction of a modern Japanese woman (Moga) dressed stylishly with her blue hat, fashionable fur wrap, and well paired outfit. Published in 1931 as a special insert by the Jiji Newspaper Company to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the company's founding. A great period Shin Hanga work showing the evolution of style during the modernization of Japan.

    Size: 14" h x 9 1/4" w + margins as shown
    Condition: Excellent color and impression. A few tears which have been repaired (hard to see in image). Creasing. Notation in ink on reverse at bottom edge.

Artist: Ito Shinsui
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