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"Kitaguni Goshikisumi Kawagishi" Utamaro Woodblock print

"Kitaguni Goshikisumi Kawagishi" Utamaro Woodblock print

Regular price $179.00 USD
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Artist:Utamaro

Paper size::16.1"x11"   41x28cm

Paper material: Japanese paper

Region of Origin:Japan

The age of pictures:19TH Century EDO Period
Production period:1960~70s (reprint)

Condition: No stains. No tears. No crease marks. Clean.

Picture description

 Kitaguni refers to Yoshiwara; Goshikisumi refers to a faction.Kawagishi is a cheap brothel in Yoshiwara.It depicts a self-indulgent prostitute with a toothpick in her mouth.Utamaro also intended to give the slightest hint of a woman's glamour to the hair on the collar and the loose strands of hair.Few of Utamaro's works depict women in such a shabby manner.

 

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