Utamaro: Beauty Spinning Silk with Baby
Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro
Title: Beauty Spinning Silk with Baby
Series: “Women’s Handicrafts: Models of Dexterity” Fujin Tewaze Ayatsuri Kagami
A beauty in a striped kimono entertains her baby while she spins the silk from a silk pod on a spinning wheel. A total of five designs from this series are known.
Condition: Very good impression and condition. Good color. Backed.
Literature: For other prints in the series see ills # 281-283, page 151 in “The Passionate Art of Kitagawa Utamaro” by Asano and Clark, 1995.
Signature: Utamaro hitsu