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Courtesan Looking out a Window by Eisen (1790 - 1848)

Item Number: 875974

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Edo Era, 1603 - 1868
Item Number: 875974
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Courtesan Looking out a Window by Eisen (1790 - 1848)

Original Eisen (1790 - 1848) Japanese Woodblock Print
Courtesan Looking out a Window

Comments - Lovely portrait of a courtesan looking down through the wooden grill of a window, resting one hand atop a roll of tissues as she leans forwards. Her outer kimono features a blossoming tree, worn over a red tie-dyed under robe trimmed with brocade and tied with a striped obi. Her hair is pulled back into a smooth bun, adorned with a comb and many floral hairpins. At upper left, an aizuri-e or all blue inset features two beauties and two men. A handsome design, nicely composed.

Artist - Eisen (1790 - 1848)
Image Size - 14 5/8" x 10 1/8" + top margin as shown
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. A few holes, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases and small spots. Please see photos for details.

Courtesan Looking out a Window by Eisen (1790 - 1848)

Courtesan Looking out a Window by Eisen (1790 - 1848)

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