Woman Applying Makeup
Designer: Hashiguchi Goyo
Era: Post-war | Production quality (1~5): 5 | Condition (1~5): 5
Price: 70,000 yen (click to see conversions)
Description: This is the Tanseisha version of the famous Goyo design (the Yuyudo Company also made one of these). It was produced in the 1980s: the carver was Uesugi Tadao, and the printer Sasaki Shigeru.
It is a very 'luxe' edition, with a beautiful pale grey mica background, and very delicate carving of all the hair.
(A number of people who see this in our shop ask about the apparent discrepancy between the date of this print, and the introduction of portable phones ... There is no discrepancy, as the item she is holding is ... a mirror.)
The background of the print has a pale grey mica coating ...
Metallic pigments are used on her mirror:
This print has been reproduced over the years in various sizes, so this photo will help to establish the scale (thank you Nakamura-san!):
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