KITAGAWA UTAMARO I, (1750S–1806) | OSOME OF THE OIL SHOP AND THE APPRENTICE HISAMATSU (ABURAYA OSOME, DETCHI HISAMATSU) KATSUKAWA SHUNSHO, (1726–1792), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY | AN ACTOR IN AN ONNAGATA ROLE
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
KITAGAWA UTAMARO I (1750S–1806)
OSOME OF THE OIL SHOP AND THE APPRENTICE HISAMATSU (ABURAYA OSOME, DETCHI HISAMATSU)
KATSUKAWA SHUNSHO (1726–1792), EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY
AN ACTOR IN AN ONNAGATA ROLE
the first, woodblock print, signed Utamaro hitsu, circa 1798–99; the second, woodblock print, signed Shunsho ga, circa 1770s–90s
vertical aiban and vertical hosoban:
35 x 24.8 cm., 13¾ x 9¾ in. and 29.3 x 14.8 cm., 11½ x 5⅞ in.
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Please note, Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.
- The first print: There is some paper restoration to the top edge and some area beside her head.
- The second print: As can be seen in the illustration, there is a crease running across the upper part of the print. The print is taped on the mount board but can be easily removed. There are a few marks to the paper.
- The both prints are framed and glazed.
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