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KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1754 - 1806)

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Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000
ca. US$31,069 - US$41,426
Price realised:  £66,500
ca. US$137,743
Lot number 708, Views: 96

KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1754 - 1806)
KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1754 - 1806)
KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1754 - 1806) From the series Toji zensei bijin zoroe [An Array of the Outstanding Beauties of Our Day], one of Utamaro's most striking compositions, the courtesan Somenosuke of Matsubaya opening a letter with a hairpin and shielding the contents from prying eyes, signed Utamaro hitsu , published by Wakasaya Yoichi, collector's seal Vever , fine impression, colours and condition Oban tate-e

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design
Date of the auction: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007
Address: Christie's
5-7 November 2007, London, King Street