Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child

Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child
Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child
Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child
Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child
Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child
Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child
Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child
Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child
Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child
Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child
Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child
Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child

Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child

It depicts two women with a child in an outdoors setting. The child is carrying a bento box and a bamboo bucket, most likely to prepare an outdoor lunch or picnic. It is likely they are two well-known courtesans, or Geishas, but I have not been able to identify the exact print, as Utamaro made over 2,000 prints in his lifetime, and several were destroyed.

Artist stamp: lower right hand sige. Title: Unknown, Most likely 2 known courtesans of the Edo with a child. Kitagawa Utamaro: He is one of the most highly regarded designers of ukiyo-e woodblock prints and paintings, and is best known for his bijin okubi-e "large-headed pictures of beautiful women" of the 1790s.

This image if from that important period of his work. Measurements: 12 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches. Condition: Condition is commensurate with age and use. Paper has two conservation quality pieces of tape at top edge. Minor stains and fading throughout, tiny pinholes on borders.

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Original Antique Woodblock by Kitagawa Utamaro 1790-1804 Two women and child