TOMIOKA Eisen -- Original Painting on Silk -- #F

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Artist TOMIOKA, Eisen (1864-1905)
Title Original Painting on Silk -- #F
Date mid-1890's.
Series "Poetic Intercourse"
("Yakumo no Chigiri")
(A subsequent woodblock series was produced 1899.)
Publisher (original painting)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 10 1/2 x 14 1/2 (LARGE, compare to "koban-sized" print.)
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed by hand and extremely detailed. An original (one-of-a-kind) shunga design executed in sumi and color pigments on fine, pliable silk.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. (Very slight wear; few edge-strands of loose silk.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A rare and original painting by Tomioka Eisen--known for both his "kuchi-e" illustrations and high quality "shunga" designs. From an album of 12 original paintings on silk which preceeded the publication of a 12 woodblock print album (titled "Poetic Intercourse") subsequently published in 1899.
Item # DG-116
Price $575 (Sold)