Jolly Dolls in the Capital of Flowers by Kitagawa Utamaro

Jolly Dolls in the Capital of Flowers by Kitagawa Utamaro
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Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)

Woodblock Prints Title: Jolly Dolls in the Capital of Flowers (Hana no miyako ukare ningy˘), from the series Entertainments of the Niwaka Festival in the Yoshiwara in Full Swing (Seir˘ Niwaka zensei asobi)

1st Publication: 1804

Size: Vertical ˘ban; 34.6 x 21.6 cm (13 5/8 x 8 1/2 in.)

Date of this edition: 1804

Publisher: Yamaguchiya Chűemon (Chűsuke)

Condition: Colors faded, consistent with prints from the early 1800's, some trimming, some repairs, soiling, stains. Fair overall condition.

Pictures: Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.


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