Woodblock print by Utamaro (1753-1806)

Title: Elegant Seven Komachi-Beauties.(Furyu Nana-Komachi)

"Young woman in a loose Yukata(summer Kimono) is reading a letter that is torn in two while a standing girl combs her hair".

Size: O-ban, 25.5 cm X 38 cm

Signature: Utamaro hitsu

Printed date: c.1805

Publisher: Iseya Soemon

Condition: Good impression, some faded colors, tape stains and repaired some tear at top corners, a little soiled and slightly trimmed at bottom.

  • Hayashi Tadamasa red seal at bottom left corner.
  • Translation of the poem:

In the world,

Where those who live, die

And those who have died, multiply

How much longer will I,

Be around to mourn?

Print by Utamaro (1753-1806)

SKU: 113