Kakinomoto no Hitomaro [missing title cartouche: Children Parody the Six Immortal Poets (Tosei Kodomo Rokkasen)]
Color woodblock print on paper
Signature: Utamaro hitsu (lower right). Poetry above figures not yet translated.
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Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, 1753-1806). Kakinomoto no Hitomaro [missing title cartouche: Children Parody the Six Immortal Poets (Tosei Kodomo Rokkasen)], ca. 1804. Color woodblock print on paper, 14 1/2 x 10 in. (37.0 x 25.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Stanley L. Wallace, 82.191 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 82.191_print_IMLS_SL2.jpg)
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Elaborately garbed lovers shown seated with potted plum tree at left. Poetry above (not translated).
Condition: Breaks in key block line, especially around faces of figures. paper is badly creased and colors have faded slightly. Arrived with its own mat.
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