Small Format Reproduction: [After Kitagawa Utamaro's] Two Geisha and Porter in Wind and Rain at Night, from Vol. 2 of the book Flowers of the Four Seasons

Small Format Prints - Shin Hanga and Ukiyo-e Reproductions
 

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

[After Kitagawa Utamaro's] Two Geisha and Porter in Wind and Rain at Night, from Vol. 2 of the book Flowers of the Four Seasons, originally 1801

Small Format Reproduction of: Fireworks at Ryōgoku, No. 98 from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

IHL Cat. #1535

About This Print

A small format reproduction of Kitagawa Utamaro's depiction of Two Geisha and Porter in Wind and Rain at Night shown below.

original two-page ehon print 
Two Geisha and Porter in Wind and Rain at Night, from Vol. 2 of the book Ehon shiki no hana (Flowers of the Four Seasons)
6 11/16 x 9 13/16 in. (17 x 25 cm)

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #1535
 Title [After Kitagawa Utamaro's] Two Geisha and Porter in Wind and Rain at Night 
 風雨の中を歩む芸者と箱屋
 Series Vol. 2 of the book Flowers of the Four Seasons
 Ehon shiki no hana  絵本四季花 下
 Artist  after Kitagawa Utamaro (early 1750s-1806)
 Signature 
 Utamaro hitsu 哥麿筆
 Seal of the Artist not sealed
 Publication Date: Original Print 1801
 Publication Date: Reproduction c. 1938 - c. 1962
 Publisher: Original Print unknown
 Publisher: Reproduction
 no publisher seal, but likely Watanabe Shōzaburō (1885-1962).  Print appears in Watanabe's 1938 catalog, No. 98, p. 42 (titled "Ladies in the Night Rain") and, again, in his 1962 catalog, p. 101.
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent - mounted along top to a blank greeting card
 Miscellaneous
 Genre ukiyo-e, fukusei-ga
 Format yatsugiri
 H x W Paper 3 11/16 x 5 3/4 in. (9.4 x 14.6 cm )
 H x W Image 3 3/8 x 5 5/16 in. (8.6 x 13.5 cm)  
 Collections This Print
 Reference Literature 
last revision:
11/17/2018
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