Eisho -- "Beauty with a Goldfish"

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Artist Eisho (active 1790-1799)
Title "Beauty with a Goldfish"
Date First printing late 1700's;
this edition ca1930/50
(clearly on "older" paper).
Provenance Obtained from Robert Muller's Estate following his death.
Series na
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 7/8 x 15 1/4 ("dai-oban")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to glass dish; silver "mica" to entire background; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. (Light toning. No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Delightful image of a bijin fascinated by her pet goldfish. Faithfully re-printed using colors to emulate Eisho’s earlier prints with much attention to detail. Exceptional condition due to Muller's archival storage.
Item # DG-558
Price $325 (Sold/PC)
(Not a recent "re-strike"--
guaranteed 50+ years old)