The Heroine Yujiri, in “Yugiri Awa no Naruto”

Seien, Shima, 1892-1970

The Heroine Yujiri, in “Yugiri Awa no Naruto”
  • Artist : Seien, Shima, 1892-1970
  • Date : 1923
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 121004
  • Condition : Light toning and foxing
  • Dimensions : 15 1/8 x 10 7/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Female Image, pl. 124
  • Comments : Embossing in head. From a set of 18 prints published as supplements to "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu", which consisted of 16 volumes, plus two additional images.
  • Price : $350

About The Artist

Seien, Shima, 1892-1970

Born in Sakai City, Osaka. Given name Narie. Daughter of the painter Shima Eikichi. Studied Japanese-style painting with Kitano Tsunetomi. Exhibited with Bunten at age 21. Painter of bijin-ga in half-Western, half-Japanese manner. Withdrew from painters' circles while living in various Japanese cities to which her husband was transferred as a bank employee but returned to Osaka after World War II and resumed painting. Had a solo exhibition at Osaka Daimaru and continued working until year.....

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