An excellent woodblock print after Kitagawa Utamaro depicting Okita of the Naniwaya Teahouse admiring herself in a mirror. This Taishō period ca. 1930's woodblock is printed from recarved wood block and has a very fine impression and very well retained ink colours. A fine polychrome woodblock print on Ink and color on paper. Print measures 15"H x 9.8" in W, without frame and 20" H x 14" W with frame. Framed under glass in a beautiful oriental bamboo gilded frame. In very good condition. An excellent piece of woodblock print for the serious collector of Japanese woodblocks. Japanese gallery label at verso. The Uchida Art Gallery, was founded in 1919 in Kyoto as the Uchida Bijutsu Shoshi (Uchida Art and Book Shop). This art bookstore was also a print publisher specializing mostly in shin hanga prints and ukiyo-e reprints. One of its most famous artists was Tokuriki Tomikichiro (1902-2000). Other artists published by Uchida were Hasegawa Sadanobu III (1881-1963), Itō Nisaburō (1905-2001), Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-1979), Asada Benji (1899-1984) and Takeshita Kin'u .
Description: Framed Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Image Title: Naniwa Okita Admiring Herself in a Mirror,
Culture/Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Period of Publication: Shōwa period Ca. 1930's
Height: 15 inches
Width: 9.8 inches
Condition: Very fine woodblock impression print and colors.
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