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Ariwara No Narihira: a Woman Looking at a Boy Disguised as an Archer

Kitagawa Utamaro

Ariwara No Narihira: a Woman Looking at a Boy Disguised as an Archer

c. 1804

Woodblock print, nishiki-e

Vertical ōban, mm 383 x 260

Stanza Del Borgo S.R.L.

Milan,

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Price upon request

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Woodblock print, nishiki-e
Vertical ōban, mm 383 x 260
Signed: Utamaro  fude
Publisher: Izumiya Ichibei
Censorship: Kiwame
Series: Modern Children as the Six Poetic Immortals
           Tôsei kodomo rokkasen

The series depicts the six immortal poets of the Japanese literature, who lived in the 9th century, as children. Our print  refers to the poet Nariwara no Narihira (825-880).

Very fine impression, colour and condition.

Another fine impression of this print is at the Fine Arts Museum in Boston (accession number 11.14227).