爪 昭和時代 伊東深水筆 絹本著色 (Primary Title)
Tsume (Transliterated Title)
Ito Shinsui 伊東深水, Japanese, 1898 - 1972 (Artist)
A leading painter and printmaker in Tokyo, Ito Shinsui specialized in portraits of women that blended the Japanese genre painting with Western elements. In this work, a woman in a robe sits on a patio as she trims her nails. Her hair, face, and hands are rendered in great detail, revealing both outer appearance and inner essence.
Showa period (1926-1989)
Storage box: Title, inscription and signature by the artist.
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
© artist or artist’s estate
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