Utamaro -- "Behind the Screen"

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Artist Utamaro KITAGAWA
Title "Behind the Screen"
(given name)
Date Originally ca1800. (Clearly not "new"--on "age-mellowed" paper. A later "re-strike"--printing likely c1940/50's.)
Series unk
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 7/8 x 14 1/2
Impression Fine. Light "gauffrage" to hair ornament and screen's reeds; a touch of "mica" to hand-mirror; 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 A delightful "bijin-ga" image.
Item # Available NOW as DG-22E;
(DG-22D Sold/FM; DG-22C Sold/MW;
DG-22B Sold/AS;
DG-22A Sold/ES;
BG-807 Sold/BC;
BG-759 Sold; BG-736 Sold)
Price Special $110 (set of 3 $225)
(reg $140, or 3-print set of BG-734/BG-735/BG-736 $325)