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Insect Cage

Insect Cage
by Utamaro 1 Kitagawa (1753-1806)

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Artist: Utamaro 1 Kitagawa (1753-1806) 喜多川歌麿
Title: Insect Cage
Series: 
Date 1st edition?Not set
Date of this artwork?1900s (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Unknown 不明
Publisher (this edition)?Takamizawa 高見沢
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 30961
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Insect Cage by Utamaro. Genuine woodblock print. Very good condition. Oban size measures 15.9 x 10.7 inches. Showa era impression with Takamizawa publisher's seal on verso. Nice texture and ink penetration on fine washi. Interesting scene combining two of Utamaro's interests; insects and beautiful women.

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