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Auction: Japanese Art and Design
was auctioned on: 14 May 2008
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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)

Estimate: £1,500 - £1,800
ca. US$2,946 - US$3,535
Price realised:  £1,750
ca. US$3,437
Lot number 264, Views: 98

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) From the series Negai no itoguchi [The Prelude to Desire], published in 1799, a man approaching his lover, in the text above she asks him to stop, she is getting impatient, very good impression, colour and condition, slight centrefold Oban yoko-e

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Japanese Art and Design
Date of the auction: 14 May 2008
Address: Christie's
14 May 2008, London, King Street