The Fancy-Free Type

by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

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The Fancy-Free Type by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
The Fancy-Free Type

Series; Ten Classes of Women's Physiognomy

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.

The Fancy-Free Type - Beautiful reprint of this famous Utamaro masterwork. A lovely young woman is returning from a bath, dressed in a loose cotton robe patterned with circular motifs of birds in flight. She dries her hands on a towel as she looks over her shoulder, smiling. A wonderful design with soft color fine line work and a shimmering mica background.

Artist - Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Image Size - 14 5/8" x 10" + margins as shown

Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.

The Fancy-Free Type by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)
The Fancy-Free Type by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)