Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Young Woman Blowing a Poppin
Series; Ten Classes of Women's Physiognomy
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.
Young Woman Blowing a Poppin - Lovely reprint with excellent detail. A wonderful image of Utamaro's girl blowing a glass poppin, a type of noisemaker. Her beautiful kimono features an intricate pattern of rose and white checks covered with delicate blossoms. The background features shimmering mica emulating the original.
Artist - Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Image Size - 15 1/4" x 10 1/2" + margins as shown Condition - With excellent color and detail. Please see photos for details. Very nice overall.