Artwork Details for Utamaro 1, Kitagawa (1753-1806) "Woman Reading a Letter"


Utamaro 1, Kitagawa (1753-1806) - Woman Reading a Letter - 文読み

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Woman Reading a Letter - 文読み
by Utamaro 1, Kitagawa (1753-1806) - 喜多川歌麿

Artist:Utamaro 1, Kitagawa (1753-1806) - 喜多川歌麿
Title:Woman Reading a Letter - 文読み
Series:Ten Studies in Female Physiognomy (Fujin sogaku juttai) - 婦女人相十品
Date:1792-3 (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. A horizontal line at the bottom of the image area orriginal to the paper. Light embossing. No tears, folds, stains, creases or foxing.
Price:$100 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $30)

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Artwork Code:12149-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.
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