Utamaro


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Utamaro

(ˌuːtəˈmɑːrəʊ)
n
(Biography) Kitagawa (ˌkiːtəˈɡɑːwə), original name Kitagawa Nebsuyoshi. 1753–1806, Japanese master of wood-block prints, of the ukiyo-e school; noted esp for his portraits of women
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Thus, we went once to the smart Quartier Monceau, where my friend was to offer a framed woodcut by Utamaro to a collector of Japanese art.
In the spring of 1890, Mary Cassatt made multiple visits to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris to see an exhibition of Japanese prints by Ukiyo-e masters: Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro and others.
It presented an ancient Japan such as the audience would have recognised from paintings and woodblock prints (ukiyo-e, meaning "the image of") by artists such as Kitagawa Utamaro (1754-1806).
Now based in Belgium 36-year Clee and Lincolnshire-based Roe, 21, jumped clear rounds on Utamaro d'Ecaussines and Wonder Why, respectively, while another Huddersfield rider Michael Whitaker matched them with Viking.
Brash and Belgium-based Clee, riding Utamaro d'Ecaussines, each had a clear round and four faults, while Maher saw a fence go down in rounds one and two aboard Cella.
Kitagawa Utamaro, Three Asian Women Decorating a Wooden Frame, which is the same work as Utamaro's Three Girls on a Small Bridge noted in the 1950 MFAA inventory at number '2052' (the number remains at present on the back of the print); (48)
Shunga were mostly produced within the popular school known as 'pictures of the floating world' (ukiyo-e), by some of the best Japanese artists such as Kitagawa Utamaro.
The extensive collection features prints from prominent artists of the genre such as Hiroshige, Utamaro, Harunobu and Sharaku.
Featured in the exhibit are representative works of the master artists of the Edo and Meiji periods: Kitagawa Utamaro, Katsushika Hokusai, Utagawa Hiroshige, Suzuki Harunobu, Keisai Eisen, Torii Kiyonaga, Chobunsai Eishi, Toshusai Sharaku, Eishosai Choki.
La respuesta quiza la podemos encontrar cuando vemos como Gomez Carrillo identifica a las geishas del Yoshiwara pintadas por Utamaro con la actriz Sada Yacco (1858-1924), quien fue efectivamente una geisha, pero no precisamente alguien que se acogiera a lo que se esperaba de las geishas ni de las mujeres, en el Japon de la epoca.
Escenas de esta cinta evocan la pintura erotica de Keisai Eisen, Harunobu, Utamaro, Hokusai y otros artistas que en Japon se ocuparon del "mundo flotante" o mundo de las cortesanas, y de la "union de las nubes con la lluvia", como se designaba el acto sexual en la pintura china.
Like Japanese master printer and painter of women Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), a formative influence, Jacoulet was interested in mother and child as a special population, depicting them in their daily activities as persons with individuality and character.