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Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection
UND Art Collections Repository
Kitagawa Utamaro was a Japanese artist born in 1753 in Edo (now Tokyo). He is best known for his paintings, wood-block prints and illustrations of the ukiyo-e style and art movement. His compositions consisted of women both in groups and in single portraits. Works by Kitagawa Utamaro can be found in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Rijksmuseum, the Royal Ontario Museum and many others internationally.
Depiction of multiple women on a bridge holding parasols.