Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Woman Reading a Letter
Series; Ten Classes of Women's Physiognomy
Adachi Publisher - This beautiful reprint is from the famous Tokyo publisher Adachi, one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Adachi woodblocks were printed to the highest standards of quality with excellent color and fine detail. The Adachi woodblock printers were known to be the best in the business. Founded in 1925, Adachi also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images. This print is sealed with the Adachi seal in ink.
Woman Reading a Letter - A classic Utamaro portrait of a young woman reading a love letter. She wears a beautiful informal kimono with soft, subtle colors, tied with a yellow and black patterned obi. A charming design with a shimmering white mica background.
Artist - Utamaro (1750 - 1806)
Image Size - 15" x 10 3/4"
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. A few creases. Please see photos for details. Good overall.