UTAMARO (1753?-1806). Pulling a boat. (Sold)
Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Subject: Pulling a boat in the snow.
Series: From the illustrated kyōka anthology Gin Sekai (The Silver World).
Signature: Unsigned as all plates from the album.
Publisher: Tsutaya Jūzaburō
Size: Album plate, 23,5x37,5 cm.
Medium: Woodblock print
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 poetry anthology Gin sekai contains five plates by Utamaro related the snow.
Conditions: Good impression and colours, three light yellow spots on the left margin otherwise in good conditions.
Item no: D 276
Price: Euro 1200