Arts and Designs of Japan
February Selection February 2018

Artist Igawa Sengai
Title Woman in a basket with fire in the background
Date c. 1910-20
Format Kuchi-e (10 3/4" X 8 5/8")
Comment Two kuchi-e folds
Igawa Sengai (1876-1961) is known for prints of the Japanese Army in WWII, but he also designed kuchi-e and prints of beautiful women.
This is an off-set/lithograph print which was an insert in a magazine or novel, carrying on the tradition of woodblock printed kuchi-e into modern printing methods.
Price $125.
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