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Kikugawa Utamaro (1753-1806), Two Woodblock Prints

$148$120
Auction: Discovery - 3008T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Kikugawa Utamaro (1753-1806), Two Woodblock Prints, Japan, First Act from the series Chushigura Theatre, and a print depicting three boys fighting and playing with tops, framed and glazed, print sizes to 13 3/8 x 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $20-200

repair to print of boys at center, theatre print heavily foxed.


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Keywords

Japan, Japanese art, Japanese printmakers, Kikukawa Eizan, Printmaking, Three Beauties of the Present Day, Ukiyo-e, Utamaro, Visual arts, Woodblock printing, Woodblock printing in Japan