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Hanaogi of the House of Ogiya

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Hanaogi of the House of Ogiya
by Utamaro 1 Kitagawa (1753-1806)

Original caretaker of this artwork: Auction Ukiyoe

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Artist: Utamaro 1 Kitagawa (1753-1806) 喜多川歌麿
Title: Hanaogi of the House of Ogiya
Series: Tsu Hana Mitate
Date 1st edition?1801
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 31380
Notes (1st edition)?Artist: Utamaro I
Format: Oban tate-e: 15.25" x 10"

Subject: An extremely elegant bust portrait of Hanaogi of the Green-house Ogi ya in Edocho. This is the second print from Tsu hana mitate, a set of four prints illustrated in Shibui, 'Ukiyo-e Zuten' p.78.

Other impressions of this design are recorded in Kruml Catalogue, 12 #21 and as the frontispiece to Binyon and Sexton, Japanese Colour Prints.

One of the rarest of Utamaro's heads.

Publisher: Marujin

Date: 1801
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Large Head Portrait: Hanaogi

Condition: Full size, completely untrimmed. Laid down. Some small areas of professional restoration at right edge and base. Some soiling, marks and flaws. Generally quite good state.

Colour: Very good with nominal fading

Impression: Fine with gauffrage

Estimated Value: 」2500

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