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Kitagawa Utamaro (1754-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1754-1806)

Kitagawa Utamaro (1754-1806)

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Kitagawa Utamaro (1754-1806)
Two prints, an okubi-e (large-head portrait) of the courtesan Otayo of the Fujiya gesturing with her hands, signed Utamaro hitsu and published by Iwatoya Kisaburo; and Yubi ori kazoeru onna (Woman counting her fingers), from the series Fujin sogaku juttai (Ten types in the physiognomic study of women), mica on ground, signed Somi Utamaro ga (Drawn by Utamaro the physiognomist) and published by Tsutaya Juzaburo--good impressions, faded, backed, soiled, creased, tears repaired the first, trimmed on right edge the second
oban tate-e: 33 x 21.9cm., the first; and 37.5 x 22.8cm., the second (2)
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