Geisha girl portrait, signed, c1930. SOLD 25.01.2014.
Early 20th C Japan School watercolour on paper, framed and glazed. Dimensions : Frame : 518mm x 343mm x 18mm. Image : 480mm x 300mm. Weight : 1.550kg net. Condition : Good.
Geisha girl portrait, early 20th Century Japan School, watercolour on paper, framed and glazed. Signed lower lh corner in Japanese script, currently unidentified. Dimensions : Frame : 518mm x 343mm x 18mm. Image : 480mm x 300mm.
Condition/Notes : The watercolour painting depicts a Japanese Geisha girl in traditional dress against a plain back-drop. The colours are good and the painting is in good condition with the exception of a few small marks on the background which are not particularly noticeable in normal viewing. The scene is calm and serene and the girl's expression portrays the supplication of her duties in the classical manner. The painting is well framed in a gilt wooden decorated surround which is in good condition and with clear glazing. The back of the frame is covered with a hardboard sheet secured by arrow points and sealed with self-adhesive framing tape. There is a small label attached in the lower quarter which details the framer. Screw eyes and wire are attached.