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KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1754-1806) A WOMAN WITH NEEDLE AND THREAD | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

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Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1754-1806) A WOMAN WITH NEEDLE AND THREAD | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1754-1806) A WOMAN WITH NEEDLE AND THREAD | EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot sold:

6,048

GBP

KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1754-1806)

EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

A WOMAN WITH NEEDLE AND THREAD



woodblock print, from the series Views of Famous Places: Twelve Types of Beautiful Women (Meisho fukei bijin juni-so), signed Utamaro hitsu, published circa 1804

Oban:

38.4 x 26.4 cm, 15⅛ x 10⅜ in.


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Good impression, slight fading, some toning and soiling, minor rubbing and slight creasing, a few minute wormholes, slight wear and minor repairs to paper edges, traces of mounting tape to verso, some repairs to right and left-hand margins


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For similar impressions in museum collections see Hagi Uragami Museum, accession no. U2683, the Rijksmuseum Voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, accession no. 1261-24 and the Tokyo National Museum, accession no. A-10569-2075.


For an impression of another print in the series see the British Museum, see accession no. 907,0531,0.455