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Item:382932051129Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE Marvelous Beauty Portrait! This striking bijin-ga or beauty print is, of course, a Kitagawa Utamaro masterwork. Without a doubt, Utamaro (Japanese, c. 1750-1806) is one of the most famous of all Japanese artists of the Edo Period. His classic head and shoulders portraits of courtesans, geishas and teahouse waitresses are among the most sought after of all prints. In fact, many serious collectors consider Utamaro’s beauties to be the very soul of Ukiyo-e, the art of the Floating World. The original painting was created c. 1792. This reprint is from the Showa era. Classic Utamaro portrait of the young beauty Tomimoto Toyohina examining a painting of white chrysanthemums. Tomimoto Toyohina was a famed “joruri chantress” who lived in Edo at the time she modeled for Utamaro. This print is one you will be proud to display in your home or office and is bound to become a cherished family heirloom. Utamaro’s masterworks are in the collections of many of the world’s leading museums. Among them are the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the British Museum, London; the Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia; and the Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo. ARTIST: Kitagawa Utamaro, (Japanese, c. 1750-1806). TITLE: Tomimoto Toyohina. MEDIUM: Authentic polychrome woodblock print. Ink and color on handmade paper. IMAGE SIZE: Approx. 11 3/8” x 7 3/8”; (28,9 cm x 18,7 cm). SHEET SIZE: Approx. 12 7/8 in x 8 ½ in; 32,7 cm x 21,6 cm). CONDITION: Very good condition. Wonderful color and marvelous detail. Embossing on the painting. Please take a moment to examine the scans. Please bid or buy now. Thank you. The Uki Arts Gallery PS: Please click on “Visit Store” to see all of our Gallery’s current offerings. Be sure to also click on "Save this Seller" to see our new listings as they become available. International shipping is only $17.95! Please leave feedback.Condition:Very good condition. Wonderful color and marvelous detail. Embossing on the painting. Please take a moment to examine the scans., Age:Showa era, c. mid 20th century, Region of Origin:Japan, Primary Material:Ink and color on handmade paper, Original/Reproduction:Vintage Reproduction
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Lovely UTAMARO Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock reprint ”TOMIMOTO TOYOHINA”