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Auction: Japanese and Korean Art
was auctioned on: 18 March 2014
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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:  US$1,250
Lot number 418, Views: 111

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Color woodcut: a half-length image of the courtesan Karakoto and girl attendant of the Chojiya brothel, signed Utamaro hitsu and published by Wakasaya Yoichi; together with a reprint of an image from the series Tosei koiuta hakkei (Today's love poems compared to the Eight Views), showing a man in striped robe gesturing toward a young woman holding a writing brush and turning to respond to her admirer--faded, stained and soiled oban tate-e : 14¾ x 9 7/8in. (37.5 x 25cm) (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Japanese and Korean Art
Date of the auction: 18 Mar 2014
Address: Christie's
18 March 2014, New York, Rockefeller Center