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
Acquired by Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
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