Utamaro “Ukiyo-e” playing cards

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) created woodblock prints of beautiful women and these “Utamaro Ukiyo-e” playing cards show details from some of his works.

Above: “Utamaro Ukiyo-e” playing cards manufactured by Angel Playing Cards Co. Ltd, Kyoto, Japan. Even the box is a form of art in itself. Images courtesy Rex Pitts.

• Website: Angel Playing Cards Co Ltd

• Wikipedia: Utamaro

Last Updated April 07, 2019 at 10:18am


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