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Awabi Divers

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Awabi Divers
by Utamaro 1 Kitagawa (1753-1806)

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Artist: Utamaro 1 Kitagawa (1753-1806) 喜多川歌麿
Title: Awabi Divers
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Unknown 不明
Publisher (this edition)?Takamizawa 高見沢
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Triptych
Format (this edition): Triptych
DB artwork code: 32018
Notes (1st edition)?Awabi Fishergirls

Artist: Utamaro I
Format: Oban tate-e : 15.25" x 10" approx

Subject: The right-hand panel from Utamaro's famous Awabi divers triptych.

Date: c.1790's
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:

Condition: Full size with margins. Small professionally restored wormholes. Minor marks and flaws. Quite good state.

Colour: Good with some fading of red block.

Impression: Very good with red outline. This is a variant edition with the kimono of the crouching girl printed in blue rather than brown.

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2500

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