Shiko Munakata (Japanese, 1903-1975)
Untitled (Standing Nude); Lithograph (framed); Signed in pencil with red stamped seal; 13 7/8" x 11 1/4" (sight); Provenance: Private Collection, New York
Sale Price: $875
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Signed in pencil in both Japanese and Roman characters with red artist's seal and gauffrage IH and with no markings or seals on verso. Overall sheet: 15 x 13 inches. Examined out of frame. Affixed to backing board with two paper hinges at upper left and right verso. Sheet has three deckled edges. Very faint mat burn in margins. There are some faint linear graphite marks along edges of sheet; likely transferred from graphite on mat window. Sheet is slightly toned on verso with some pencil inscriptions along edges. Blindstamp in lower right corner. Print is clean and richly inked. Signature is strong.