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by Eisen Keisai (1791-1848)

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Artist: Eisen Keisai (1791-1848) 渓斎英泉
Title: Akasaka
Series: Beautiful Women for the 53 Stations of the Tokaido
Date 1st edition?1840 (circa)
Date of this artwork?c1840 (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Tsutaya
Publisher (this edition)?Tsutaya
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 32440
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Bijin of the Tokaido Series: Akasaka

Artist: Eisen
Format: Oban tate-e: 15" x 10"

Subject: A fashionable young bijin stands gesturing to her right, before her luggage. In the background behind a stylised pink cloud band travellers in the snow outside the village at Akasaka. A fabulous design, the masterpiece of the set.

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo

Date: c.1840

Condition: Very good colors with rich oxidation of the blue of the girl's kimono. Full size untrimmed. Paper very slightly soiled. Minor marks and flaws. Generally very good state.

Impression: Fine with gauffrage.

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