Orig Japanese Woodblock Print Ito Shinsui Bijin-ga Makeup May Taisho 14, 1926
This is a very beautiful, and special original Japanese woodblock print “Makeup” signed by the famous Taisho/Showa Shin Hanga woodblock print master Shinsui Ito (1898-1974) made in May Taisho 14 (1926). This is an original woodblock print about 93 years old. This woodblock print is one of the core collections of a large number of gorgeous, different-styled Japanese woodblock print and Asian art collections in my family, which we are gradually selling. Ito Shinsui belongs to the great masters of the Shin Hanga movement. In 1952 the Japanese government declared his artwork an intangible national treasure, the highest public award a Japanese artist could achieve. The print size is 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. All four borders are intact. The artist’s signature and his chop are at the upper right corner of the print while the title of the print and the publication date May Taisho 14 (1926) are in the lower left border. This original woodblock print is not attached to any backing paper or cardboard and strong ink bleeding can be seen through the back of the original Japanese mulberry paper. Except for a very minor and invisible wrinkle in the bottom border and middle right border, which do not affect the images, this original woodblock print is in excellent condition. Please examine the photos. It is hard to find such a beautiful original Japanese woodblock print signed by the famous Showa Shin Hanga woodblock print master Ito Shinsui in the public nowadays. This woodblock print is definitely an incredible piece for collecting. Any credit card, visa, master card, bank and post office money order, cashier check and personal check are accepted. Personal checks will take about ten days to clear. Texas residents need to pay 8.25% tax. Shipping is $16 anywhere in US by USPS priority mail with insurance and tracking. International shipping charges are US$25 through 1st class airmail WITHOUT insurance, buyers will have to assume all the risks during the mailing. If buyer chooses to mail by international priority mail with tracking and limited insurance, it costs around $55. We do combined shipping. If more than one item is purchased at the same time, the highest shipping cost will be charged. All items will be shipped together. THIS IS AN ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT SIGNED BY THE FAMOUS SHOWA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER ITO SHINSUI MADE IN MAY TAISHO 14 (1926). IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.