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Keisai Eisen


Eight Favorite Things in the Modern World: Dolls
(Tosei kobutsu hakkei: Ningyo)

a teenage girl carefully examines a doll, at the upper left corner a hina doll is displayed in a storage box signed with the name of a well-known hina doll-maker, Shugetsu saku (Hara Shugetsu II of Asakusa); signed Keisai Eisen ga, censor's seal kiwame, and publisher's mark Senichi (Izumiya Ichibei of Kansendo), ca. 1823

oban tate-e 15 1/8 by 10 3/8 in., 38.5 by 26.3 cm

Keisai Eisen: Artist of the Floating World, Chiba City Museum of Art, 2012, pp. 68-69 (series)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, gift of Porter Sargent, accession no. 49.1737

price: $ 8,000


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