Kitagawa Utamaro, ‘Comparison of Smiling Faces in the Niwaka Festival of the Green Houses, 2nd Part of the Performances: Yosooi of Matsubaya’, ca. 1799, Scholten Japanese Art
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Comparison of Smiling Faces in the Niwaka Festival of the Green Houses, 2nd Part of the Performances: Yosooi of Matsubaya, ca. 1799

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15 2/5 × 10 2/5 in
39.1 × 26.5 cm
$8,500
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New York
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signed Utamaro hitsu, with publisher's mark To (Yamaguchiya Chusuke), ca. 1799

oban tate-e 15 …

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Kitagawa Utamaro, ‘Comparison of Smiling Faces in the Niwaka Festival of the Green Houses, 2nd Part of the Performances: Yosooi of Matsubaya’, ca. 1799, Scholten Japanese Art
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signed Utamaro hitsu, with publisher's mark To (Yamaguchiya Chusuke), ca. 1799

oban tate-e 15 3/8 by 10 3/8 in., 39.1 by 26.5 cm

The courtesan Yosooi of the Matsubaya house enjoys a cup of sake while watching two young men about to perform the shishimai (lion dance). Both dancers hold folding fans, one of which we …

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Print
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Yamaguchiya Chusuke
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Scholten Japanese Art

Comparison of Smiling Faces in the Niwaka Festival of the Green Houses, 2nd Part of the Performances: Yosooi of Matsubaya, ca. 1799

Woodblock print
15 2/5 × 10 2/5 in
39.1 × 26.5 cm
$8,500
Location
New York
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