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

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

Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Subject: Court scene with the snow covering the garden.
Series: From the illustrated kyōka anthology Gin Sekai (The Silver World).
Signature: Unsigned as all plates from the album.
Date: 1790
Publisher: Tsutaya Juzaburo
Size: Album plate, 24,2x38 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print with metallic pigments for the clouds.
Literature: A detailed comment on the album is in Shugo Asano e Timothy Clark. The Passionate Art of Kitagawa Utamaro. 2 voll. London, 1995, p. 266, no. 473. The poetry anthology Gin sekai contains five plates by Utamaro related the snow.
Remarks: Ex Grabhorn collection.
Conditions: Very good impression, colours and conditions.
Item no: A 106
Status: Sold