Utamaro -- "Hairdressing"

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Artist Utamaro KITAGAWA
Title "Hairdressing" ("**")
Date Originally 1801-03. (Clearly not "new"--on "age-mellowed" paper. A later "re-strike"--printing likely c1940/50's.)
Series "Ten Typical Female Skills"
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 7/8 x 14 1/2
Impression Fine. Light "gauffrage" to hair and hair-pin; highly detailed hair-lines.
Condition Excellent. (Slight "age-mellowing" to paper; few random scattered marks. Really no flaws noted.) Original narrow margins (note "kento" marks right and bottom/right).
Reference/Illus na
Comments This series of ten prints (all which depict two persons) shows women engaged in everyday activities. A beautiful, well-known "bijin-ga" image.
Item # Available NOW as BG-949D;
(BG-949C Sold/MW;
BG-949B Sold/AS;
BG-949A Sold/ES;
BG-758 Sold; BG-735 Sold)
Price Special $75 (set of 3 $225)
(reg $95, or 3-print set of BG-734/BG-735/BG-736 $330)