Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Shinohara of the Tsuruya
Series; Array of Supreme Beauties of the Present Day
Publisher - Adachi from a rare series of Edo masterwork designs. Adachi publisher seal in margin or on reverse.
Adachi was one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Their woodblocks were printed to the highest standards with excellent color and fine detail. 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.
Shinohara of the Tsuruya - Wonderful image of the famous beauty Shinohara holding a small cup and drinking sake. Fantastic woodblock print. Rarely seen in reprint.
Artist - Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Image Size - 15" x 10 3/8" + margins as shown Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. A couple tiny creases at edge. Please see photos for details.