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Starry Night

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Starry Night
by Terajima Shimei (1896-1975)

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Artist: Terajima Shimei (1896-1975) 寺島紫明
Title: Starry Night
Series: 
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Unknown 不明
Publisher (this edition)?Unknown 不明
Medium (1st edition): Lithograph
Medium (this edition): Lithograph
Format (1st edition): Kuchi-e
Format (this edition): Kuchi-e
DB item code: 42801
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this item. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:


Title Starry Night
rare kuchi-e
Artist Shimei Terajima 1896-1975
Seal Shimei.
Dated Ca. 1915-1925.
Medium/Technique Lithograph.
Impression Excellent - very good.
Colors Very good.
Condition Very good …. Slightly soiled. Slightly creased. Two horizontal kuchi-e folds.
Description Looking up the hazy moon in a starry night. Romantic picture of a beauty in Taisho era. This is a very early work of the artist.
Width Item 8.6 inches = 21.8 cm
Height Item 11.8 inches = 30.0 cm

Artist Bio: 
日本画家。名は徳重。兵庫県生。幼少より絵画・文学を好み、上京して鏑木清方に師事。美人画家として伊東深水と並び称され、そのはんなりとした姿体の中に静寂と密度をもって女性の情念の深さを表わし、文展・帝展に活躍した。また奥村土牛・山口華楊らと九皐会に参加。戦後は、日展審査員・参与を務める。芸術院賞受賞。昭和50年(1975)歿、82才

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