KITAGAWA UTAMARO I, (1750S–1806), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY | EMOTIONAL TURMOIL FOR WANKYU AND MATSUYAMA (WANKYU MATSUYAMA NO SEIRAN)
KITAGAWA UTAMARO I, (1750S–1806), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY | EMOTIONAL TURMOIL FOR WANKYU AND MATSUYAMA (WANKYU MATSUYAMA NO SEIRAN)

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KITAGAWA UTAMARO I, (1750S–1806), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY | EMOTIONAL TURMOIL FOR WANKYU AND MATSUYAMA (WANKYU MATSUYAMA NO SEIRAN)
KITAGAWA UTAMARO I, (1750S–1806), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY | EMOTIONAL TURMOIL FOR WANKYU AND MATSUYAMA (WANKYU MATSUYAMA NO SEIRAN)
KITAGAWA UTAMARO I, (1750S–1806), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY | EMOTIONAL TURMOIL FOR WANKYU AND MATSUYAMA (WANKYU MATSUYAMA NO SEIRAN)
KITAGAWA UTAMARO I, (1750S–1806), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY | EMOTIONAL TURMOIL FOR WANKYU AND MATSUYAMA (WANKYU MATSUYAMA NO SEIRAN)
KITAGAWA UTAMARO I, (1750S–1806), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY | EMOTIONAL TURMOIL FOR WANKYU AND MATSUYAMA (WANKYU MATSUYAMA NO SEIRAN)
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KITAGAWA UTAMARO I, (1750S–1806), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY | EMOTIONAL TURMOIL FOR WANKYU AND MATSUYAMA (WANKYU MATSUYAMA NO SEIRAN)

Estimate:

1,000 - 1,200 GBP

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KITAGAWA UTAMARO I, (1750S–1806), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY | EMOTIONAL TURMOIL FOR WANKYU AND MATSUYAMA (WANKYU MATSUYAMA NO SEIRAN)

KITAGAWA UTAMARO I, (1750S–1806), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY | EMOTIONAL TURMOIL FOR WANKYU AND MATSUYAMA (WANKYU MATSUYAMA NO SEIRAN)

Estimate:

1,000 - 1,200 GBP

Description

FROM A FRENCH COLLECTION FORMED IN THE 19TH CENTURY

KITAGAWA UTAMARO I (1750S–1806), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY

EMOTIONAL TURMOIL FOR WANKYU AND MATSUYAMA (WANKYU MATSUYAMA NO SEIRAN) 


woodblock print, from the series Eight Pledges at Lovers' Meetings (Omi hakkei), signed Utamaro hitsu, published by Omiya Gonkuro, circa 1795

vertical oban:

37.5 x 24 cm., 14¾ x 9½ in. 


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Please note, Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.

Condition report

- Good impression.

- Some wear in the signature area.

- The colour is slightly faded.

- The print is laid on card.

- Some small repairs to the top edge and to the left-hand side beside signature.

- There are some worm holes as can be clearly seen in the catalogue.


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Catalogue note

For an impression in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession number 21.6484, go to: https://www.mfa.org/collections/search