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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)

A work made of color woodblock prints; oban triptych.
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  • A work made of color woodblock prints; oban triptych.

Date:

About 1803

Artist:

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

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Kitagawa Utamaro

Title

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)

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality)

Date

1798–1808

Medium

Color woodblock prints; oban triptych

Dimensions

All three sheets: 38.5 × 74.4 cm (15 3/16 × 29 5/16 in.); Left sheet: 38.2 × 24.8 cm (15 1/16 × 9 13/16 in.); Center sheet: 38.3 × 25 cm (15 1/8 × 9 7/8 in.); Right sheet: 38.5 × 25.6 cm (15 3/16 × 10 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1939.2141

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