'HIMI', FEBRUARY, 1956
Silver print, printed later. With a hand calligraphed title sheet on Japanese paper, bearing the seals of the artist (in black ink) and his son (in red ink), tipped to the verso of the print with archival wheat paste.
Image 32 x 42.5 cm (12⅝ x 16¾ in);
sheet 40.5 x 50.5 cm (16 x 19⅞ in.)
This silver print is in overall very good to excellent condition. With a small handling mark in the lower left quadrant of the image, only visible in raking light, and a very faint pressure line in the upper right margin, away from the image.
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Private collection, UK