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Gallery: Vintage Restorations II

Vintage Restorations 2

Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)

Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese: \u559c\u591a\u5ddd \u6b4c\u9ebf; c. 1753 \ ‐ 31 October 1806) was a Japanese artist. He is one of the most highly regarded designers of ukiyo-e woodblock prints and paintings, and is best known for his bijin \u014dkubi-e \“large-headed pictures of beautiful women\” of the 1790s. He also produced nature studies, particularly illustrated books of insects.

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