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Utamaro (1753) (1753 - 1806)

Lot 8: Kitagawa Utamaro (1754-1806)

Christie's

September 16, 2003
New York, NY, US

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Kitagawa Utamaro (1754-1806) The complete set of 8 double-page illustrations from the 1789 album Shiohi no tsuto (Gifts from the ebb tide) each with kyoka poems, first printing, comprising number one shellgathering at low tide [ shiohi gari ], number two sudare-gai, number three beni-gai, number four ashi-gai, number 5 shiro-gai, number six chidori-gai, number seven minashi-gai and number eight a shell-matching game ( kai-awase ), mica and metallic dust details and published by Koshodo Tsutaya Juzaburo--generally very good impressions and color, vertical centerfold on each, backed, worm holes and pin holes along the fold on each, soiling in margins, number five with 2 large stains in image 26.9 x 38cm. each approx. (8)

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Kitagawa Utamaro (1754-1806)

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Christie's
September 16, 2003, 12:00 AM EST

New York, NY, US