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Courtesans For Compass Points In Edo: The Syllable ‘i,’ Tatsunokuchi, Oi Of Sugataebi-ya by Keisai Eisen

Courtesans For Compass Points In Edo: The Syllable ‘i,’ Tatsunokuchi, Oi Of Sugataebi-ya
by Keisai Eisen

Available at Scholten Japanese Art

1829

Prints

Woodblock

Edition Size: n/a

Sheet Size: 39.6 by 26.2 cm cm

Signed

Condition: Good

$1800.00

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a courtesan wearing an uchikake elaborately decorated with a hawk descending over a cascade of swirling water; signed Keisai Eisen ga, with publisher’s seal Tama of Moritaya Hanzo, and censor’s seal kiwame, ca. 1829

oban tate-e 15 5/8 by 10 3/8 in., 39.6 by 26.2 cm

Reference:
Keisai Eisen: Artist of the Floating World, Chiba City Museum of Art, 2012, p. 83, pl. 66 (with earlier circa date of 1818)

Exhibited:
Giapponisimo: Suggestioni dell”Estremo Oriente dai Macchiaioli agli anni Trenta, Galleria d’arte moderna, Florence, Italy, April 3 – July 1, 2012

Published:
Francesco Morena, Giapponisimo, Firenze Musei and Sillabe, 2012, pp. 126-127, cat. no. 27

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