Eisen (attrib.) -- "Courtesan and the Textile Salesman"

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Artist Eisen (attrib.) (1790-1848)
Title "Courtesan and the Textile Salesman" (given name)
Date ca1820
Series na
Publisher Privately printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 3 7/8 x 5 1/4 ("koban yoko-e")
Impression Very Good. Extensive "gauffrage" to piled rolls of textiles and collars; "burnishing" to black box; crisp "key-lines," highly detailed carving.
Condition Fair to Good. Very good colors. Overall light creasing, soiling, rubbing and wear; minor thinning verso top.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Seen seated in front of a tall pile of rolled fabric, this textile salesman is seen attempting to interest this courtesan in "something more" than just fabrics.
Item # CG-973
Price $165 (Sold)