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Hanaogi of the House of Ogiya
by Utamaro 1 Kitagawa (1753-1806)
Original caretaker of this artwork: Auction Ukiyoe
|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.
|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