Eisen - Kashiku of the Tsuruya

Keisai Eisen, 1790-1848

Kashiku of the Tsuruya

bijin with two kamuro, her lavish outer-robe decorated with the attributes of the seven lucky gods; signed Keisai Eisen ga, with censor's kiwame seal and publisher's seal hon (Sen'ichi) for Izumiya Ichibei of the Kansendo firm, ca. 1830's

oban tate-e 15 1/4 by 10 3/8 in., 38.8 by 26.4 cm

For comparison with an aizuri-e version of this print in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, see accession number 11.25680 at mfa.org; and for the same print with a different color palette and different courtesan name see accession number 11.17881-3 (as part of a triptych).

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