UTAMARO  (1753 ?-1806). Murasaki. (Sold)

UTAMARO (1753 ?-1806). Murasaki. (Sold)

Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro (1753 ?-1806)
Subject: A lady with a small bird and cage. The subject alludes to Murasaki Shikibu.
Series: Meifu eika kacho fugetsu (Famous ladies and their poems about flowers, birds, wind and moon).
Signature: Utamaro Hitsu
Date: 1805
Size: Oban, 38,3x25,5 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Remarks: Another impression is in the Art Institute Chicago, Clarence Buckingham Collection, n.1935.421.
Conditions: Very good impression, good colour, slightly rubbed otherwise in good conditions.
Item no: B 318
Status: Sold