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Double Bijin Okubi-e

Double Bijin Okubi-e
by Utamaro 1 Kitagawa (1753-1806)

Original caretaker of this artwork: Auction Ukiyoe

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Artist: Utamaro 1 Kitagawa (1753-1806) 喜多川歌麿
Title: Double Bijin Okubi-e
Series: Elegant 5-Needled Pine
Date 1st edition?1797 (circa)
Publisher 1st edition?Unknown 不明
Publisher (this edition)?Unknown 不明
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 41090
Notes (1st edition)?Double Bijin Okubi-e

Artist: Utamaro I
Format: Oban tate-e: 15" x 10.25" approx

Subject: A handsome double bijin design of two young women drying themselves after a bath by Utamaro, from the series Furyu goyo no matsu - Elegant Five-needled Pine.

The set is known with the seal of two different publishers. This example has no publisher's mark and is possibly therefore a saihan edition.

Date: c.1797-8
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. A large stain bottom left and another smaller one bottom right. A half inch tear bottom right. Minor creases, marks and flaws. Generally moderate state.

Colour: Very good

Impression: Fine

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