Ito Shoha ( 1877-1968)<BR />Beauty<BR />Circa 1950
Lot 3098
Ito Shoha ( 1877-1968)
Wakabigan (Beautiful young face), circa 1950
US$ 8,000 - 12,000
£4,800 - 7,100
Auction Details
Lot Details
Ito Shoha ( 1877-1968)
Wakabigan (Beautiful young face), circa 1950
Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk; a half-portrait of a maiden standing near a Japanese maple, signed Shoha, with one seal

With tomobako with the title Waka bigan (Beautiful young face), and self-inscribed Shoha-dai, sealed Shoha
17 3/4 x 20 1/8in (45 x 51cm)

Footnotes

  • A short biography and painting example by this Kyoto bijinga artist in Michiyo Morioka and Paul Berry's Modern Masters of Kyoto: The Transformation of Japanese Painting Traditions (Seattle, 1999), pp. 266-269
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