Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) 18th century
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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) 18th century
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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) 18th century Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) 18th century
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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)
18th century
Four hashira-e (pillar prints), one depicting a young girl and an insect seller (*1), the second of the two lovers Komurasaki and Gonpachi (*2), the third of the two lovers Osome and Hisamatsu, the last of two courtesans Komurasaki and Wakamursaki from the House of Tama, all signed Utamaro hitsu. All approx. 60cm x 11.5cm (23 5/8in x 4½in). (4).

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  • 柱絵錦絵 4枚 喜多川歌麿 美人画 18世紀 

    Published and Exhibited: (no.1) The Art Gallery of New South Wales, The Floating World Exhibition: Japan's World of Transient Pleasures, Exhibition Catalogue, Sydney 1994, no.M31.

    (no.2) ibid., exhibited only.
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