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Original Japan Travel Poster by Uemura Shoen c1955 - Red Kimono on Beige

Japan - Red Kimono On Beige

Uemura Shoen
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24.5" x 39.5" - 62cm x 100cm

This travel poster was commissioned by the Japan Tourist Association to promote their country to English speaking countries. The image in the poster is based on a Japanese silk screen painted by the Japanese female artist Uemura Shoen (1875-1949) in 1936 titled Noh Dance Prelude.

This beautiful image of a dancer wearing the traditional kimono is the ideal image for promoting Japan to foreigners. The woman is dancing while holding a fan, and wearing a beautiful and delicate red kimono with cloud details.
Her white face is a reflection of Japanese beauty customs, and her outfit is a clear connection with the traditional and classical Japan.

This is an Original Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is conservation mounted, linen backed, and in excellent condition. We guarantee the authenticity of all of our posters.

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