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Kakinomoto no Hitomaro [missing title cartouche: Children Parody the Six Immortal Poets (Tosei Kodomo Rokkasen)]

Kitagawa Utamaro

Asian Art

MEDIUM Color woodblock print on paper
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES ca. 1804
    PERIOD Edo Period
    DIMENSIONS 14 1/2 x 10 in. (37.0 x 25.3 cm)
    INSCRIPTIONS Signature: Utamaro hitsu (lower right). Poetry above figures not yet translated.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Stanley L. Wallace
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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