Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
The Interesting Type
Series; Ten Classes of Women's Physiognomy
Selected Famous Works - Mainichi Shimbun Publisher
Takamizawa Reprints - Handsome reprint by the venerable Takamizawa publisher. Takamizawa was known as one of the finest reprint publishers of the 20th century, and produced some of the highest quality ukiyo-e woodblock reprints of all time. A great opportunity to acquire a fine reprint of a classic ukiyo-e design.
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.