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Napping

Torii Kotondo

Napping

1933

Woodblock Print

18 3/8 by 11 5/8 in., 46.6 by 29.5 cm

Scholten Japanese Art

New York, NY

212.585.0474

$12,000 - $35,000

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with deep red background; signed Kotondo ga with artist's rectangular seal Kotondo, the title along the bottom margin, Utatane (A Nap), with publisher's limited edition cartouche on verso, Ikeda hanken shoyu, hyaku mai kagiri zeppan, hakkai dai gojusan go (copyright Ikeda, edition limited to 100, 8th print, 53 number), with artist's bird seal Torii, from an edition of 100 impressions published by Ikeda Tomizo in February 1933 

There is a variant impression (likely an earlier version) of this print with a pale tan background also illustrated in The Female Image (pl. 177-2).