Marvelous Meiji Era Beauty Portrait. This striking bijin-ga or beauty print is, of course, a Kitagawa Utamaro masterwork. Without a doubt, Utamaro Japanese, c. His classic head and shoulders portraits of courtesans, geishas and teahouse waitresses are among the most sought after of all prints.In fact, many serious collectors consider Utamaros beauties to be the very soul of Ukiyo , the art of the Floating World. The title of this marvelous print is Two Beauties at Leisure. This wonderful antique reprint is a rare find from the Meiji Era. It is a marvelous portrait of two young women.
This lovely and impressive print would be a wonderful choice for the serious collector or interior decorator. It would be striking displayed on your home or office wall. Utamaros masterworks are in the collections of many of the worlds great museums.
Among them are the Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York; the Museum of Fine Arts , Boston; the British Museum , London; the Hermitage Museum , Saint Petersburg, Russia; and the Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo. TITLE: Two Beauties at Leisure. MEDIUM: Authentic polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on handmade paper. 15 ¼ x 10 ¼; (38,7 cm x 26 cm).CONDITION: Antique print from Meiji era. Superb condition for its age. Wonderful color and stunning detail. Shimmering soft pink mica background. Slight remnants from previous mounting on verso.
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The seller is "ukiarts" and is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.