12 - 13 July 2005
Kitagawa Utamaro (1754-1806)
From an untitled series, two girls painting a moustache onto a sleeping young man's face, signed Utamaro fude, published by Omiya, good impression, colours faded, good condition, laid down
Oban tate-e: 38.9 x 25.8cm.
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For another impression see Kiyoshi Shibui, Ukiyo-e Zuten, Vol. 13, Utamaro (Tokyo, 1964), p. 197, and Teruji Yoshida, Utamaro zenshu (Tokyo, 1980), p. 179, no. 278.
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