Eisen (1790 - 1848) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Beauty with Hand Mirrors
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 - Charming image of a seated young beauty checking her hairstyle using two hand mirrors, the back of her neck reflected in one. She wears a soft green kimono with a pattern of delicate brown and blue lines, tied with a butterfly print obi. A black lacquer makeup stand sits behind her and a mirror case lies on the floor. A very attractive design.
Artist - Eisen (1790 - 1848)
Image Size - 15" x 10" + margins as shown
Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.