Somenosuke of the Matsubaya by Utamaro
Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)
Woodblock Prints Title: Somenosuke of the Matsubaya from the series A selection of beauties of the Niwaka festival of the green houses
1st Publication: 1797
Size: 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" (24.1 x 34.3 cm)
Date of this edition: 1797
Publisher: Ezakiya Kichibei
Condition: Colors faded consistent with prints from the late 1700's, backed, multiple repaired worm or pin holes, soiling, stains. Poor 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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