April 08, 2021 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Kitagawa Utamaro

(Japanese, 1754-1806)

bijin-ga print; Man with Oversized Head with Attendants; both signed "Utamaro hitsu", woodblock prints, oban tate-e, 15-1/8 x 10 in. and 14-1/8 x 9-1/2 in. respectively; modern frames, 23-1/4 x 18 in.


Provenance:Private North Carolina Collection


both hinged in on mats, both with some adhesive residue and paper remnants verso, probably from previous mounting; bijin-ga print with some light toning and foxing throughout, especially at edges; Man with Oversized Head possibly trimmed, some toning and discoloration to paper, small reinforcement at lower edge verso, some scattered small holes and areas of thinning throughout, some minor losses to paper edges, paper in fragile condition; frames with light wear and abrasions

Estimate: $200 - $400
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