Twelve Views of Modern Beauties: The Amused Type, Sumida River
(Imayo Bijin Junikei: Omoshiroso, Sumidagawa)
okubi-e of a shamisen player with her ivory plectrum tucked under her arm while playing a hand game, signed Keisai Eisen ga, with artist's red circular seal Sen, published by Izumiya Ichibei ca. 1822-23
oban tate-e 14 3/8 by 9 3/4 in., 36.5 by 24.8 cm
Reference: Keisai Eisen: Artist of the Floating World, Chiba City Museum of Art, 2012, pp. 128-129 (series
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July 10, 2020
Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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