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by Torii Kiyomitsu (b. 1938, 9th head Torii)

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Artist: Torii Kiyomitsu (b. 1938, 9th head Torii) 鳥居清光
Title: Snow
Series: Snow Moon Flower 雪月花
Date 1st edition?1980 (in the decade of)
Date of this artwork?1980s (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Large Oban
DB artwork code: 41604
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Thursday, 2 October 2008

Title Snow
limited edition
Artist Kiyomitsu Torii born 1938
Signature Kiyomitsu.
Seal Artist's seal.
Dated Ca. 1980s.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Impression Excellent … Embossed.
Colors Excellent - very good.
Condition Excellent - very good … Margins slightly creased. Two mounting residues on the top margin.
Edition Size 300
Numbered 91 / 300
Description "Yuki" (The Snow). A girl in a snow falling day. Kiyomitsu is the 9th headmaster of renowned Torii school of Kabuki-e pictures. She was a daughter of Torii Kotondo and became the first woman headmaster of traditional kabuki-e schools in 1982. Her works were recognized also by the Japanese government, which presented her "Oujihosho" (A type of Japanese medal of honor) in 2005.
Note Edition number written in Japanese on the back.
Width Item 12.0 inches = 30.5 cm
Height Item 17.9 inches = 45.5 cm

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