Woodblock print (reprint) - 'Ôiso Station, No. 9' from an untitled series of the "Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road" - Late 20th century

Description
Woodblock print (reprint) - 'Ôiso Station, No. 9' from an untitled series of the "Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road" - Late 20th century
Good condition, see description

Woodblock print (reprint) - 'Ôiso Station, No. 9' from an untitled series of the "Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road" - Late 20th century

Keisai Eisen(渓斎 英泉) was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist who specialised in bijin-ga (pictures of beautiful women). His best works, including his ōkubi-e("large head pictures"), are considered to be masterpieces of the "decadent" Bunsei Era(1818–1830).

Eisen's area of expertise was said to be prints of beautiful women (bijin).
In fact, however, like all three artists, he produced a number of prints in a variety of ukiyo-e genres. Like these artists too, he is said to have suffered from the overproduction of ukiyo-e in the nineteenth century, with pressures to produce new works quickly leading to a large but uneven oeuvre.

Please have a look at the photos for a better impression.

Lot details
Object
Woodblock print (reprint)
Material
Paper
Period
Late 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Attribution
Reprint
Title of artwork
'Ôiso Station, No. 9' from an untitled series of the "Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road"
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
403×268×0 mm
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