work by HORITOSHI-I scan from Takagi Akimitsu’s Japanese tattooed ladies vol.1
Takagi Akimitsu was a book publisher that worked with Horiyoshi II to create keibunsha, an organisation devoted to preserving and encouraging the traditional Japanese art of hand-tattooing know as tebori.
A beautiful piece of work, I must admit. But I do hope she’ll never regret getting this done.
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