Classic Fuji Arts | Switch to the New Fuji Arts Site!

Fuji Arts Japanese Prints
 Advanced Search
 Contact Us Help Register Login 
 
 
Home Meet Fuji Arts Tour Our Office Contact Us
Shop Fixed Price Shop Standard Auctions
Mole Cricket and Earwig by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Item Number: 844719

Mail this auction to a friend You must be signed in to add items to your watchlist
Item Type: Fixed Price Item
Item Category: Fine Woodblock Reprints
Item Number: 844719
Item Closed
This item was purchased by oldfossyl


Mole Cricket and Earwig by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Mole Cricket and Earwig
Series; Picture Book of Selected Insects (Ehon mushi erami)

Utamaro's Picture Book of Selected Insects - A fantastic series by Utamaro depicting pairings of various insects, with a kyoka (or humorous poem) relating to each creature. Some prints including touches of shimmering mica or metallic pigment. A charming group, faithfully reproduced with delicate line work, that would be perfect for collecting or decoration - bid or buy now!

Translation of Poems -

I am as tender as the transient mole cricket forever thinking of you.

I am the earwig, so dull I can not even cut my own thoughts of love.

Artist - Utamaro (1750 - 1806)
Image Size - 8 5/8" x 12 5/8" + margins as shown
Condition - With excellent color and detail as shown. Please see photos for details. Good overall.


Mole Cricket and Earwig by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Mole Cricket and Earwig by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

shipping info  |  privacy policy  |  help  |  contact
 
320 S. Main St., Suite B
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734.994.3335
classic.fujiarts.com
© 2016 Fuji Arts. All Rights Reserved