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Evening mist
© Studio Morita / Studio Oz Inc

216: Evening mist (Haruyo)

A courtesan, with front-tied obi and sumptuous purple kimono, strikes a dramatic pose - her camellia-patterned fan above her head as though to beckon the misty moon.

Detail

The artist Morita Haruyo studied both Japanese art and kimono design, and she combines these with elements of her own Western-influenced technique. (She travelled to London in 1977, exactly the year I [Brian Chandler] first came to Tokyo.)

Morita is her family name: she follows the tradition of signing - and sealing - paintings with her given name only.

* This puzzle has smaller pieces than the standard size.

Permanently unavailable
An Epoch puzzle: 216 pieces; 18 x 26 cm (7" x 10")
Code: E04002 (04-002 on box)
Retail price ¥1200

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