Utamaro -- "Beauty with Teacup"

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Artist Utamaro KITAGAWA
Title "Beauty with Teacup"
("Appearing Again; Naniwaya Okita")
Date Originally late 1700's
(modern printing c1970's)
Series "Renowned Beauties Likened to the Six Immortal Poets"
Publisher Uchida Bijutsu Hangashi ("seal" left margin)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 10 1/8 x 15 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Nice "bokashi" shading; highly detailed hairlines.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Beautiful, well-known "bijin-ga" image. A reprint of Utamaro's masterful design of beauty Naniwaya Okita serving tea.
Item # Available NOW as CG-744H;
(CG-744G Sold/JAS: CG-744F Sold/FM; CG-744E Sold/RL; CG-744D Sold/CW; CG-744C Sold/WL; CG-744B Sold/SA; CG-744 Sold/RS; CG-766 Sold)
Price $185