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    Sale 7622

    Japanese Art and Design

    11 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 41

    KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1754-1806)
    Suzuki Harunobu (1725?-1770)
    Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1754-1806)
    Suzuki Harunobu (1725?-1770)
    Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815)
    A design from the series Negai no itoguchi [The Prelude to Desire], a couple enjoy an encounter, good impression and colour, staining and wear to edges, creasing; a design from the series Shikido Juniban, [Twelve Encounters on the Road of Love], an encounter in a teahouse, good impression, slight creasing and rubbing to edges; and two further shunga prints by Harunobu
    Two oban yoko-e and two chuban (4)


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