Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro
Title: mitate-e / triptych print
Date: 1797-1798 (ca.)
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Colour woodblock oban triptych print, mitate-e. Half-length bust portraits of beauties in parody of 'Narihira's Journey to the East': courtier Ariwara no Narihira, wearing court hunting-cloak and looking up at Mt Fuji with right sleeve raised; attendants surrounding him to front and rear. Signed and marked.