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Kitagawa Utamaro (1754-1806)

Kitagawa Utamaro (1754-1806)

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Kitagawa Utamaro (1754-1806)
Three prints, Act 10 of the series entitled Komei bijin mitate Chushingura, junimai tsuzuki (The Chushingura drama parodied by famous beauties: a set of twelve prints); Shishi, Tamaya Oito (Lion dance: Oito of the Tamaya), from the series Seiro niwaka onna geisha [no] bu (Female Geisha section of the Yoshiwara Niwaka Festival); and the right sheet of the triptych entitled To bijin yuen no zu (Chinese beauties at a banquet), the first signed Utamaro hitsu, the second and the third signed Utamaro ga (ga in red on the second), the first published by Omiya Gonkuro, the second and the third by Tsutaya Juzaburo--generally good impressions, faded, backed, slightly trimmed, soiled, repairs on the third
oban tate-e: 38.6 x 26cm. each approx. (3)
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