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
Three Beauties of the Present Day by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Item Number: 952150

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: 952150
Price: $103.98
   


Three Beauties of the Present Day by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Three Beauties of the Present Day

Woodblock reprints - In the 20th century, artists and publishers collaborated to recreate famous woodblock prints for interested Japanese collectors and Westerners looking for rare designs. New blocks were made, and the prints were painstakingly printed by artisan printers in the same method as the 19th century originals - one block for each color. Woodblock reprints were an opportunity to collect and enjoy a famous design at a small fraction of the price of an original. They still are today.

Comments - Lovely Utamaro design of three famous Edo era beauties, Tomimoto Toyohina (top center), Naniwaya Okita (bottom right), and Takashima Ohisa (bottom left). Naniwaya Okita holds a fan, while Takashima Ohisa clutches a towel around her neck, wearing an intricately detailed blue striped kimono patterned with tiny embossed leaf motifs. Beautifully detailed with fine line work in the hair. A charming group portrait with a lovely mica background.

Artist - Utamaro (1750 - 1806)
Image Size - 15 1/4" x 10 1/8" + margins as shown
Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.


Three Beauties of the Present Day by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Three Beauties of the Present Day 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