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Textiles in Antique Paintings

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Description: Woodblock print nishiki-e, ôban format.

Framed.Signed: Utamaro hitsu.

Publisher: Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô).

Only several prints are known from this series “Twelve forms of women’s handiwork”, such as cooking soya-bens curd, hair-dressing, dyeing and stretching of clothes. These double portraits of beauties belong among the rare Utamaro’s bijin óbkubi-e from his ripe period.

Artist or Maker: KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1753-1806)

Date: Japan, c. 1798-99. 37 x 25 cm.

Going under the hammer on May 31st, 2015

Starting Bid US$1100

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