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The Interesting Type by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Item Number: 872412

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Item Type: Fixed Price Item
Item Category: Fine Woodblock Reprints
Item Number: 872412
Price: $97.98
   


The Interesting Type by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
The Interesting Type
Series; Ten Classes of Women's Physiognomy
Selected Famous Works - Mainichi Shimbun Publisher

Mainichi Shimbun Publisher - From a fine collection of mid-20th century Utamaro reprints published by Mainichi Shimbun. This small Tokyo publisher carved blocks and reprinted many of the great masterwork designs of the Edo era. Their work was exquisite with an emphasis on quality, not quantity. Note the exceptional detail, carefully shaded printing, fine mica backgrounds, embossing, and other deluxe techniques. Mainichi prints are perfect for the collector or for the highest quality reprint for display.

The Interesting Type - Interesting old reprint of a young beauty examining herself in a hand mirror, her teeth blackened to indicate her married status. Beautifully drawn with delicate embossing in the finely detailed kimono, with a subtle shimmering mica in the background.

Artist - Utamaro (1750 - 1806)
Image Size - 15 1/2" x 10 1/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Please see photos for details. Good overall.


The Interesting Type by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

The Interesting Type by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

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