Eisen -- "Bijin Tokaido -- Fuchu, #20"

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Artist Eisen IKEDA
Title "Fuchu, Station #20"
Series "Beauties Along the Tokaido Highway" ("Bijin Tokaido")
Date Originally ca1830's;
this a later "re-strike" edition, ca1970's.
Publisher Ishukankokai
Carver/Printer Carver: Ishii Torao, Printer: Watanabe Yoshiaki, Papermaker: Yamaguchi Soumatsu
Image Size 10 x 14 1/2
("dia-oban"--large oban)
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; "gauffrage" to kimono, clouds, and moon; crisp, highly detailed carving.
(VIEW representative verso "bleed-through.")
Condition Excellent.
Reference/Illus na
Comments An elegant scene from the series "Beauties along the Tokaido" which featured beauties and courtesans traveling along the famous "Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Highway" between Tokyo to Kyoto.
Item # FG-026
Price $225