Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)<BR />One woodblock print
Lot 3138
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)
One woodblock print
Sold for US$ 20,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)
One woodblock print
Oban tate-e; depicting the courtesan Midorigi of the Wakamatsuya walking with two shinzo and two kamuro, c.1789-90, signed Utamaro ga, with publisher mark of Tsutaya Juzaburo - good impression, very good color, rubbed near the edges, very slightly toned and soiled
15 5/8 x 10 1/2in (39.5 x 26.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    ex-collections of Frank Packard and Baron Mihara, by repute

    Another impression in the Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas 1928.7895

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