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Woodblock print by Utamaro (1753-1806)

"A young woman in a loose Yukata is reading a letter that is torn in two while a standing girl combs her hair".

Title: Elegant Seven Komachi-beauties (Furyu Nana-Komachi)

           The set based on the seven famous episodes in the life of the famous Heian beauty and                           poetess Ono-no-Komachi(c.825-c.900).

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, some soiling, top corners repaied and generally in fine condition.

Note: Hayashi Tadamasa red seal  at the left bottom corner

Translation of the poem:   In this world,

                                           Where those who live, die

                                           And those who have died, multiply

                                           How much longer will I,

                                           Be around to mourn?





Woodblock print by Utamaro (1753-1806)

SKU: 464
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