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Kitagawa Utamaro II (d. 1831) and Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)
Property from the family of Claude Monet
Kitagawa Utamaro II (d. 1831) and Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)

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Kitagawa Utamaro II (d. 1831) and Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)
The first:
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)
The Suminoe at Shiba (Shiba Suminoe), from the series Comparing the charms of Five Beauties (Gonin bijin aikyo kurabe)
Signed Shomei Utamaro hitsu, published by Omiya Gonkuro, circa 1795-96
Oban tate-e: 37 x 25.2 cm.

The second:
Kitagawa Utamaro II (d. 1831)
Two women, from the series Six Jewel Rivers: Blackened Eyebrows (Mutamagawa tsuki mayuzumi)
Signed Utamaro hitsu, published by Izumiya Ichibei
Oban tate-e: 38.5 x 25.8 cm.
Provenance
Hayashi Tadamasa, Tokyo and Paris.
Claude Monet, Giverny.
Michel Monet, Giverny (by descent from the above).
Rolande Verneiges, France (gift from the above).
By descent from the above to the present owner.

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