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Woodblock print - Utamakura (Poem of the Pillow)
  • Utamakura (Poem of the Pillow)
    Kitagawa Utamaro, born 1753 - died 1806
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Utamakura (Poem of the Pillow)

  • Object:

    Woodblock print

  • Place of origin:

    Edo (made)

  • Date:

    1788 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kitagawa Utamaro, born 1753 - died 1806 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour print from woodblocks

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Japanese erotic print showing a Dutchman making love to a Dutch woman

Place of Origin

Edo (made)


1788 (made)


Kitagawa Utamaro, born 1753 - died 1806 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour print from woodblocks


Height: 24.7 cm, Width: 37.7 cm

Descriptive line

Pap, Japan, prints


East Asia Collection

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