previous page

view print

TORAJI, Ishikawa
(1875 - 1964)
'Ten types of female nudes' (Rajo jisshu)
'Reading' (Dokusho)

Signed:            Ishikawa, with artist's seal: Tora
                         Toraji's watermark signature in Japanese
                         at the lower right margin.
Published:       1934
Publisher:        Ryokuso Gashitsu (Ishikawa Toraji)
SIZE:               large dai oban tate-e (c. 48 x 38 cms / 19" x 15", all over paper size)

Excellent impression and color, a short printer's paper
crease line in the lower margin only, not reaching into the
design, else fine overall condition.
Perfect silver-mica background.

ref. no.: # 702479
Price:    € 2,450.00
Ishikawa TORAJI, a student of Koyama Shotaro, traveled to the US and Europe from 1902-04. Received the Imperial Award of the Japan Art Academy in 1953. The series, 'Ten types of female nudes' in its unique style, is reminiscent of the era.

Waves of renewal - modern Japanese prints 1900-1960; Leiden, 2016; pp. 98-104, col. ill. p.99.

   previous page                                                                 view print