Title: Two Japanese woodblock prints
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Date Published: [n.d.]
2 color Japanese woodblock prints, framed and matted with plexiglass. Each image 37x27 cm (14x10"); framed: 51x39 cm (20x15"). Includes:
Utamaro Kitagawa. Woman Smoking a Pipe. [c.1791].
T?sh?sai Sharaku. Sakata Hangor? III as Fujikawa Mizuemon in the Play "Hana Ayame Bunroku Soga." [c.1794].
Kitagawa Utamaro was one of the most highly regarded designers of ukiyo-e woodblock prints and paintings, and is best known for his bijin ?kubi-e "large-headed pictures of beautiful women" of the 1790s. T?sh?sai Sharaku was a Japanese ukiyo-e print designer, known for his portraits of kabuki actors.