Tatsumi Shimura Akashi c.

Tatsumi Shimura “Akashi” 1978 woodblock print
Artist
Tatsumi Shimura 志村立美
Title
Akashi
Japanese title
明石町
Series
A Hundred Poses of Beauties 美人百態
Date
c.
Medium
Colour woodblock print on paper
Sheet dimensions (h × w)
42.0 × 49.5 cm
Image dimensions (h × w)
38.2 × 45.0 cm
Edition size
450
Carver
Maeda Kentaro 前田謙太郎 (1891-1987)
Printer
Sato Ritsuzo 佐藤律三
Publisher
Yuyudo 悠々洞出版
Subjects
Remarks
Two-print set titled Two Subjects of Japanese Women Vol.2 日本の女二題 第二集
The edition of 450 was a lifetime edition featuring the approved by Tatsumi seal (立美けん印). A following edition of 150 was a memorial edition featuring the approved by Tatsumi seal above another red seal (特別追悼版). The memorial edition had 2 printers, first Sato Ritsuzo and then Uesugi Takeshi 上杉隆, using instead the Yuyudo seal.
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References
Reference number
TS105