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Kitagawa Utamaro 喜多川 歌麿
Japanese, 1753 (?)-1806

Artist, Block Carver, Applying Sizing (Eshi, hangashi, dosa-biki), from the series The Cultivation of Brocade Prints, a Famous Product of Edo (Edo meibutsu nishiki-e kosaku), About 1803

Color woodblock prints; oban triptych
38.5 x 74.4 cm (all three sheets)
38.2 x 24.8 cm (left sheet)
38.3 x 25 cm (center sheet)
38.5 x 25.6 cm (right sheet)

Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1939.2141

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