High quality antique calligraphy painting from Japan. Geisha woman applying lipstick. Unlike most artwork of this kind this is not a woodblock print. Every color and line is hand painted. Some pencil sketching can be seen Under the finer black lines. Black ink has a slight glitter granulation. Master hand control with no mistakes. Calligraphy text upper left that I have not translated. Measures 11 3/8″ x 8 3/4″. Minor tape stains at corner tips. Small piece off upper right corner tip. No marks on back. The item “Antique hand painted Japan artwork geisha signed” is in sale since Sunday, April 12, 2009. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Paintings & Scrolls”. The seller is “merchvent” and is located in Simsbury, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Age: 1900-1940
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Type: Paintings, Scrolls, Prints
- Original/Repro: Original