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Gallery East

406 Hamilton Road
MUNSTER
Perth 6166, W.A.
Australia

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Cat 6. Kitagawa Utamaro 1753-1806

A self portrait of Utamaro painting a Hō-ō bird on a sliding screen in one of the ‘Green Houses’, being  watched by courtesans of the house. From the book, Annals of the Green Houses (Seriō Ehon Nenjū Gyōji)
published 1804.                                             
This famous image is only one of two known self- portraits of Utamaro
see cat. 39 for a contemporary interpretation


 

woodblock print 25 x 40cm

reserved $990

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
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