The Hour of the Rat

The Hour of the Rat

Oban Tate-e, 10 by 15 inches
Catalogue ID: Utamaro 27#
Artist: Utamaro
Date: ca.1798
Series: Fuzoku Bijin Tokei
Publisher: Izumiya Ichibei
Description: From the series, 'Customs of Women in the Twelve Hours'. A mother aroused at the midnight hour emerges from the mosquito net around her bed to hold out her baby who, barely awake, rubs his sleepy eyes.
Condition: Fine. Pristine colour.
Impression: Fine

Availability: Sold