14 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1754-1806)
Portrait of Hana Murasaki of the Tamaya from the series Mutamagawa [Six Jewel Rivers], signed Utamaro ga, published by Tsutaya Jusaburo, kiwame seal, good impression, slightly faded, backed, slightly stained, wormhole repaired lower right
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