Eizan -- "Two Lovers" (framed "pillar-print")

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Artist Eizan (KITAGAWA)
Title "Two Lovers" (given name)
Series na
Date ca1810's/20's
Publisher na
Carver na
Image Size 3 5/8 x 22 1/4 (visible) overall, "hashira-e" (pillar-print) format (2 sheets joined, ea 3 5/8 x 11 1/8-plus).
Frame is 9 5/8 x 28 1/8.
Impression Very Good. Crisp, highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Very Good. Very good colors. Light toning; few light wrinkles. (Not examined outside of frame--no holes/no wormage seen.)
Reference/Illus Similar "hashira-e" are shown in Pins reference.
Comments Courtesan above clutches a folded love letter--as her suitor pulls on the sleeve of her kimono. Rarely seen "hashira-e" (pillar-print) format. Nicely double-framed in round-cornered Japanese style (some chips/wear).
Item # AM-02
Price Bi-Weekly Special $595
(Reg $750 (framed);
OR $1350 total as 2-print set with AM-01.