Utamaro -- "Shunga #AA"

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Artist After Utamaro
Title "Shunga #AA"
Date Early Showa Period, 1931
Series na
Publisher Bijutsusha
(Tokyo, active 1920/30's)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 5/8 x 9 7/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to kimono, hair-pins, body areas, decorative outer border area; highly detailed carving of hair-lines; crisp line-work.
Condition Excellent. Strong fresh colors. Full original margins.
(Slight toning; slight wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A colorful early-Showa period "shunga" print. Highly detailed and exquisitely printed--with decorative "window format" design.
Quite clean for "shunga."
Item # EG-193
Price $185 (Sold/GR)