Title: Large Head portrait
Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro
Size: 15 1/2" x 10 1/4"
Description: A delightful preliminary study for a series "Five Shades of Ink in the Northern Quarter". This design does not appear to have been used for publication. For another example of a preparatory drawing with similarly "unfinished" coiffure, see Hillier, Utamaro, pg 12, fig 2. (ca 1979)
Minor marks and flaws. Small album binding holes along right edge. Generally fine state.
Our Price: $2,000.00