Courtesan Ochie from the Koise

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Utamaro Courtesan Ochie from the Koise house in Shinyashiki Goyo Studio Reprints

 

From the famous Edo Beauties series in vertical format of the famous Japanese engraving of Utamaro "Ochie of Ko-ise-ya of Arayashiki in Kobikichō" in an impressive reprint of Hashiguchi Goyo where the print of this Japanese engraving shows us a portrait of the "Head and shoulders" of a young woman reading a book.

 

Hashiguchi Goyo Reprints

Hashiguchi Goyo is one of the most famous and admired artists of the Japanese woodblocks or ancient Japanese engravings of the 20th century.

Often called the "Taisho Utamaro", Goyo published this masterful set of reprints of ancient Japanese engravings as a tribute to his predecessor from the Edo era.

Made in 1920, shortly before Goyo's death, these are undoubtedly the finest and most elegant reprints of the ancient Japanese engravings of Utamaro ever made.

With no expense involved in the elaboration, these impressions of ancient Japanese engravings of Utamaro, have details of excellent quality.

These prints of Utamaro's ancient Japanese engravings are considered some of the rarest and most valuable reprints on the market.
As the units of creation of this series were quite low, they are almost impossible to find in the market today.

This is an excellent opportunity for serious collectors of old Japanese engravings, as they are unlikely to encounter these old Japanese engraving reprints of Utamaro de Goyo in such good condition.

This print of an antique Japanese engraving, has the red rectangular Goyo stamp on the margin and on the reverse.
From the famous Edo Bellezas series in vertical format of the famous Japanese engraving of Utamaro "Ochie of Ko-ise-ya of Arayashiki in Kobikichō" in an impressive reprint of Hashiguchi Goyo where the print of this Japanese engraving shows us a portrait of the "Head and shoulders" of a young woman reading a book.

 

Comments

Artists - Utamaro (1750 - 1806)

Image Size - chuban, 18.45 x 28.60 cm  -  7 1/4" x 11 1/4"

State-Date carving, printed and published 1916 by Hasuiguchi Goyo, with circular stamp Goyo in the lower left corner of the image, and also again in red to the reverse, from the album Japanese Color Prints

Excellent registration print and solid lines, with pearly white mica background.

Deep saturated color and bleeding across the back

The background of this ancient Japanese engraving is pearly white mica and was originally published in 1792.

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