Two Lovers by Kitagawa Utamaro
Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)
Woodblock Print Title: Two Lovers from the series Beautiful proud young widows
1st Publication: 1794
Size: Oban; 9 1/2" x 14 3/4" (37.5 x 24.1 cm) Panel 13" x 43 3/4" (33 x 111.1 cm)
Date of this edition: 1794, 1st edition
Condition: Mounted on a scroll, creased, stained and toned. Because the print was mounted on a scroll, the print kept most of its original colors.
Notes: Very rare 1st edition without publisher seal. A later edition was published in 1804 by Eijudo with different colors.
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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