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Keisai Eisen


Eight Views of Fukugawa District: Evening Snowfall at Benten
(Tatsumi Hakkei: Benten no bosetsu)

full-length view of a bijin, steadying herself against a doorframe with the remains of a party at her feet- empty lacquer serving tables and trays, a crumpled cloth, and discarded chopsticks; signed Keisai Eisen ga, with censor's seal kiwame (approved), published by Tsuta-ya Juzaburo, ca. 1830s

oban tate-e 14 3/4 by 10 1/4 in., 37.5 by 26 cm

Keisai Eisen: Artist of the Floating World, Chiba City Museum of Art, 2012, p. 134, pl. 153

price: $ 4,500


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