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Applying Makeup A3 Print


Hashiguchi Goyo is considered one of the great masters of Shin-hanga, a 20th Century Japanese art movement which revitalised the traditional ukiyo-e style rooted in the Edo and Meiji periods. Inspired by European Impressionism, Shin-hanga incorporated Western elements such as the effects of light and the expression of individual moods, but focused on traditional Japanese themes: landscapes (fukeiga), famous places (meishō), beautiful women (bijinga), kabuki actors (yakusha-e), and birds-and-flowers (kachō-e).

Created in Taisho 1918, Hashiguchi captured this ‘bijinga’ in an intimate moment, applying powder to her décolletage. It’s a wonderful example of Shin-hanga with a contemporary attention to detail.

Would sit beautifully next to our Kotondo Torri ‘After the Bath Print’.

Fine art giclée print. Printed with archival pigment inks on Somerset Enhanced Velvet Fine Art paper: archival quality, 100% cotton rag, acid free and mould made. A reproduction based on the original artwork. A3 size. Unframed.

Gift wrapped in tissue paper

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