Sentaro Iwata, Beauty in Bunka, Early Afternoon
Artist: Sentaro Iwata (1901-1974)
Title: Beauty in Bunka - Bunsei Era - Early Afternoon
Size: 42.1 x 30.2 cm
Condition: Light brown stains/watermarks, light creases.
Sentaro Iwata was born in Asakusa district of Toyko. He studied with Ito Shinsui and later worked as an illustrator.
'Hiru sagari' (Early Afternoon) - A beauty in Bunka - Bunsei era (1804 - 1830) is from a series of beauties, 'Iwata Sentaro - Mokuhan Bijin Meisaku Sen - Shiraume' (Master Pieces of Beauties in Woodblock Print by Iwata Sentaro). Sentaro Iwata was a very popular illustrator in 1960 - 70. He was most famous for his alluring modern beauties. This series, consists of 6 prints, made just one year before his death, was in a way meant to be the compilation of his creations over the years. Here, the vivacious beauties represent the lives and the manners of the different eras.
|Artist Name||Sentaro Iwata|
|Title||Beauty in Bunka - Bunsei Era - Early Afternoon|
|Subject||Beauty & Female, Kimono Design|
|Dimensions||42.1 x 30.2 cm|
|Condition Report||Light brown stains/watermarks, light creases.|