Keisai Eisen, 1790-1848

Pictures of Modern Figures: The Spirit of a Courtesan's Heart- Dejection
(Tosei Sugata no Utsushi-e: Iki Joro)

a courtesan rolling a scroll of paper; signed Keisei Eisen ga; with censor's seal Kiwame, and publisher's seal Kawa-cho (Kawaguchiya Chozo), ca. 1835

oban tate-e 14 1/4 by 9 3/4 in., 36.2 by 24.9 cm

$1,900 (reserved)

Binnie print with Eisen tattoo

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Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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