Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Woman Reading a Letter
Series; Ten Classes of Women's Physiognomy
Adachi Limited Edition Beauties - In 1967, the venerable Adachi Publisher of Tokyo released a limited edition series of 25 classic ukiyo-e beauty subjects. These beautiful reprints feature masterworks by Utamaro, Kiyonaga, Eisho, and others, including some subjects seldom seen in reprint. Printed with fine line work and attractive color, some designs feature deluxe treatments such as embossing or shimmering mica. Limited to 500 sets, each print is numbered on the reverse with a special Adachi publisher's seal. A wonderful opportunity to collect a lovely bijin reprint from a great limited edition release.
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 mica background.
Artist - Utamaro (1750 - 1806)
Image Size - 15" x 10" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.