Kitagawa Utamaro – 喜多川 歌麿 (1753-1806) – Woman Reading a Letter under a Mosquito Net – 喜多川歌麿画 蚊帳の中の文読み美人

$120.00 CAD


A woman carefully and intently reads a letter in lamplight, suggesting late-night intrigue at a busy inn. Expertly carved lines create a wonderful effect for the mosquito net. Compare the quality of the blocks of this edition with the original held at The Met at this link. Published by Mainichi Express. Excellent condition. In original viewing folder. Large ōban size. Date: Shōwa period. Click the top left corner of the images to enlarge.


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