Eisen -- "Bijin on Tall Geta" ("kakemono") (#2)

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Artist Eisen (1790-1867)
Title "Bijin on Tall Geta" (given name)
Series na
Date c1820's/30's
Publisher Sanoki (red "seal")
Carver na
Image Size 9 3/8 x 28 overall, "kakemono-e" format (2 sheets joined--ea 9 3/8 x 14)
Impression Very Good. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading. Crisp, highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Fair. Good colors. Light toning; several one-inch repairs (pigment added); some scattered wormage, staining, and wear. Unbacked.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Lovely. An elegant Edo bijin in tall geta, exposes some of her undergarments (considered erotic) as she clutches her heavy kimono. (Same as #BG-187, printed using different colors.)
Item # CG-974
Price $575