Eisen (Yoko-e)
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Artist: Eisen (Yoko-e)
Date: 1830s
Size/Format: Oban Yoko-e ( 15 by 10.75ins )
Description: From the series, Modern Beauties: a courtesan with an elaborate hair-do holds a pipe.
Series: Imayo Sugata
Publisher: Marusei
Condition: Centre-fold. Minor marks and flaws, principally to edges, but otherwise fine. Pristine colour
Impression: Fine.
Notes: A rare series depicting bijin bust portraits in an unusual horizontal format. The British Museum has two designs from the set. (See Masterpieces in European Collection, British Museum Vol.2, plate 244.
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