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

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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 5/8 x 28 1/2 overall, "kakemono-e" format (2 sheets joined--ea 9 5/8 x 14 1/4)
Impression Very Good. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading. Crisp, highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Very Good. Quite good colors. Light toning; half-inch repair upper right edge; light soiling 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.
Item # BG-187
Price $1500