Kotondo Torii
Hair Combing

Kotondo Torii “Hair Combing” woodblock print
Artist
Kotondo Torii 鳥居言人
Title
Hair Combing 髪梳き
Original published date
This published date
c.
Publisher
Ishukankokai 遺珠刊行会
Carver
Susumu Ito (1916-98) 伊藤 進
Printer
Yoshio Kajikawa (1922-) 梶川 芳雄
Medium
Colour woodblock print on paper 木版画
Paper size (h × w)
48.5 × 33.5 cm
Image size (h × w)
41.5 × 26.0 cm
Condition and remarks
The actual edition size of Ishukankokai reproductions is unknown, however, it was probably approx 2000. The first of these reproductions was an edition of 100 and is identified by a shiny silver inner folder. Then followed a numbered edition of 450, a "first print" numbered edition of 750, and finally an un-numbered open edition, all of which had a beige inner folder.
Original in 1932 publisher Ikeda, carver K. Maeda, printer W. Komatsu, 13 blocks, 18 impressions, 100 copies.
Price
Sold
Item number
S104
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