Beauty Smoking

by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

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Beauty Smoking by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Utamaro (1750 - 1806) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Beauty Smoking

Series; Ten Classes of Women's Physiognomy

Takamizawa Reprints - Handsome reprint by the venerable Takamizawa publisher. Takamizawa was known as one of the finest reprint publishers of the 20th century, and produced some of the highest quality ukiyo-e woodblock reprints of all time. A great opportunity to acquire a fine reprint of a classic ukiyo-e design.

Beauty Smoking - Classic Utamaro portrait of a young beauty smoking a slender pipe. She exhales a puff of smoke, the swirling vapors rendered only with embossed lines, a fantastic detail emulating Utamaro's original. She wears a blue cotton summer kimono patterned with tie-dyed seashells, the robe hanging open at her chest. Beautifully detailed with a shimmering mica background and fine line work in the hair. A terrific design.

Artist - Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Image Size - 15" x 10" + margins as shown

Condition - With excellent color and detail. Some wrinkling. Please see photos for details. Very nice overall.

Beauty Smoking by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)
Beauty Smoking by Utamaro (1750 - 1806)