The treatment of realism and the traditional image of a woman at her vanity are both expertly expressed in Goyo's masterpiece Woman Applying Powder. This iconic image was printed as a national postal stamp in Japan. The complexity of the pattern and shading in relation to the folds of this woman's kimono is one of the many aspects of this sensual print that has made it so vastly popular. This is a lifetime print. The blocks were engraved by Takano Shichinosuke and printed by Kanzo Somekawa.