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The Fancy-Free Type

Artist: Utamaro
Date: ca. 1792
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e, 10 by 15 inches
Description: Study of a young woman, fresh from a bath.
Series: Ten Types from the Physiognomic Study of Woman (Fujin Sogaku Juttai)
Publisher: Tsutaya Juzaburo
Condition: Some fading. Areas of wear to the mica ground. Light period Japanese album backing.
Impression: Fine with white mica ground.
Notes: Generally considered one of Utamaro's finest designs. Other impressions in the Tokyo National Museum, British Museum, and the Beres and Vever collections. Price on Application.
Price: (SOLD)


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