UTAMARO  (1753?-1806). A party scene. (Sold)

UTAMARO (1753?-1806). A party scene. (Sold)

Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Subject: An evening party in an interior while the snow falls outside.
Series: From the illustrated kyōka anthology Gin Sekai (The Silver World).
Signature: Unsigned as all plates from the album.
Date: 1790
Publisher: Tsutaya Jūzaburō
Size: Album plate, 23,5x37,5 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print with details in metallic pigments.
Literature: For a detailed comment on the album see Shugo Asano e Timothy Clark. The Passionate Art of Kitagawa Utamaro. 2 voll. London, 1995, p. 266, no. 473.
Remarks: Ex Grabhorn Collection. The anthology Gin sekai contains five plates by Utamaro related the snow.
Conditions: Very good impression, colours and conditions.
Item no: D 274
Status: Sold