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Title

Mirror polishing

1794


Artist

Kitagawa UTAMARO

Japan

1753? - 1806


Details


Alternative title

Haru no iro: Kagami migaki zu


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1794


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodblock prints; ink and colour on paper


Dimensions

22.1 x 37.2 cm image; 25.5 x 37.6 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Utamaro ga [picture by Utamaro]" [and artist's seal]. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the Ifould Family 1999


Location

Not on display


Accession number

208.1999


Artist information

Kitagawa UTAMARO

Works in the collection

8


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


ASANO Shûgô and T.J. Clark, The Passionate Art of Kitagawa Utamaro, London, 1995, "Plates" volume 238 [colour illus.]. catalogue no. 478