Artwork Details for Utamaro 1, Kitagawa (1753-1806) "Courtesan Smoking"


Utamaro 1, Kitagawa (1753-1806) - Courtesan Smoking - 煙吹く女

Click on the above image for a larger scan

Courtesan Smoking - 煙吹く女
by Utamaro 1, Kitagawa (1753-1806) - 喜多川歌麿

Artist:Utamaro 1, Kitagawa (1753-1806) - 喜多川歌麿
Title:Courtesan Smoking - 煙吹く女
Series:Ten Studies in Female Physiognomy (Fujin sogaku juttai) - 婦女人相十品
Date:1790s (this item: 1960s/70s)
Publisher:Yuyudo - 悠々洞出版
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Aiban - 合判, 22 x 31.5cm (sheet size)
Condition:Fine. Original untrimmed state. Gorgeous mica background enhanced above the cigarette to represent smoke. Light embossing. No tears, folds, stains, creases or foxing. Light embossing. Lightly tip-mounted to the original windowed folder.
Price:$100 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $30)

Buy two or more from this series/set and receive a 20% discount off each item. Discount and excess shipping cost will be refunded to your PayPal account after your purchases. Cannot be combined with a 'daily discount' (the greater discount will apply).
Artwork Code:12134-Kitagawa_Utamaro_1
Notes:Included with each woodblock print is a windowed folder for viewing your print.
This type of print shows a woman of the pleasure quarters. The Edo period red-light districts were officially sanctioned, however, they weren't the playground for just anyone. The popular top-class geishas of the day (known as 'oiran') were depicted in this type of print. In ukiyo-e woodblock prints, this close-up portrait view of the upper body is known as an okubi-e (bust portrait).
Search:Utamaro 1, Kitagawa (1753-1806) (See more prints by this artist)


Ohmi Gallery Home - 近江ギャラリーMy CollectionSales GalleryMasterworksContact MeOrdering InfoMy ArticlesKoitsu.comOhmi Finch


© Dr Ross F. Walker. No part of the OhmiGallery.com website may be reproduced without the permission of Ohmi Gallery (Dr Ross Walker).
To help prevent unauthorised use, all images on this website have been encoded with a secure digital signature.