A Matchless Beauty

by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

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A Matchless Beauty by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
A Matchless Beauty

Series; Guide to Contemporary Women

Adachi Publisher - This beautiful reprint is from the famous Tokyo publisher Adachi, one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Adachi woodblocks were printed to the highest standards of quality with excellent color and fine detail. The Adachi woodblock printers were known to be the best in the business. Founded in 1925, Adachi also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images. This print is sealed with the Adachi seal in ink.

A Matchless Beauty - Fantastic okubi-e or large head portrait of a beauty holding a roll of tissues, prominently displaying a gold ring on her little finger. She wears a lovely plum colored kimono with a delicate leaf and scroll design, and a red and white tie-dyed under robe. Her hair is pulled back into an elegant style, ornamented with hairpins and a pink bow. A lovely subject, rare to find in reprint.

Artist - Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Image Size - 15" x 9 5/8"

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.

A Matchless Beauty by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)
A Matchless Beauty by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)