Asian Art
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Artist: Torii Kotondo, Japanese, 1900–1976

Combing Hair

1929

Shin hanga; polychrome woodblock print

sheet: 17 7/8 x 11 3/4 in. (45.4 x 29.8 cm)
Purchased with a gift from Dana K. Martin, B.A. 1982
2002.94.2
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Showa Era (1926–89)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Collection of Oliver Statler

Bibliography: 

Kendall H. Brown and Sharon A. Minichiello, Taisho Chic: Japanese Modernity, Nostalgia, and Deco, exh. cat. (Honolulu: Honolulu Academy of Arts, 2001), 68–69, fig. 20.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 164, 379–80, pl. 147.

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