decadence-jp: Maiko who makes up（化粧する舞妓）Ryōhei Koiso (小磯 良平 Koiso Ryōhei?) (July 1903 - December was a Japanese artist. He graduated from the Tokyo University of the Arts western art department in 1927 and had a successful career from.
The woman seated in front of a dressing stand with a blue towel is the artist’s lover Nakatani Tsuru. This dazzling modern beauty, closely holding her sheer summer kimono and gazing out at the viewer, is also an homage to Kitagawa Utamaro