Jun 22, 2016

Sales for Fine Japanese Prints Set Record

The June 21 Paris Sale of the famous Portier collection of Japanese prints in Paris at Druot June 21, 2016 netted record prices for superlative prints, indicative of why well preserved and rare prints by famous masters are in high demand among collectors. See a story on this HERE
Kitagawa Utamaro, "Deeply Hidden Love (Fukaku shinobu koi)," from the series “Anthology of Poems: The Love Section” (Kasen koi no bu), pink mica ground Oban tate-e, 24.6 x 36.2 cm. Sold: €745,800