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A Beauty under the Mosquito Netting by Eisen (1790 - 1848)

Item Number: 881033

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Item Category: Fine Woodblock Reprints
Item Number: 881033
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A Beauty under the Mosquito Netting by Eisen (1790 - 1848)

Eisen (1790 - 1848) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
A Beauty under the Mosquito Netting

Yuyudo Publisher - In the early 20th century, the Yuyudo publishing house had already distinguished themselves as one of the finest publishers in Japan. They adhered to the same exacting standards of 19th century publishers while some of their publishing colleagues took shortcuts. In the 1950's, as interest Edo era woodblock prints was reigniting, Yuyudo embarked upon a project to produce reprints by the great masters from the Golden Age of Ukiyo-e. They hired the finest woodblock printers and carvers in the world for this endeavor. The resulting prints were some of the highest quality reproductions ever made. We are pleased to offer this beautiful reprint from the Yuyudo publisher in our auctions today.  Yuyudo prints are exceptionally well done and very finely printed. Each bears a Yuyudo Publisher stamp on the margin or reverse. Bid now on prints from this fantastic collection!

Comments - Wonderful old Eisen beauty print of a young woman getting into bed under the mosquito netting in summertime. She lifts the netting with one hand, a fan in the other and a packet of tissues between her lips, her robe slightly askew. In the upper right vignette is a scene from the rooftops of Gion, her home.

Artist - Eisen (1790 - 1848)
Image Size - 15" x 10" + margins as shown
Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.


A Beauty under the Mosquito Netting by Eisen (1790 - 1848)

A Beauty under the Mosquito Netting by Eisen (1790 - 1848)

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