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EISEN, Keisai
(1790 - 1848)
From: Pictures of Modern Figures: The Spirit of a Courtesan's Heart
- Courtesan in a Tiger kimono -

Signed:                        Keisai Eisen ga
Publisher:                   Kawaguchi-ya Chozo
Censor's seal:             kiwame
Date:                           1835
Size:                            oban tate-e (c. 36. 5 x 24.5 cms / c. 14 3/8" by 9 5/8")

Very good impression and color, slight soiling
at edges, tape residue at reverse top margin,
else very good condition.

ref. no.: # 732923
Price:  € 950.00
This print is an aizuri-e ('blue print'), using a technique of repeated printings in shades of blue, which was a fairly successful attempt to evade the government's austerity edicts of the time against the more colorful nishiki-e ('full color prints').

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