Original woodblock print - Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) - 'Nanabito 七人 (?) of the Ebiya' - From the series "Keisei rokkasen" 傾城六佳僊 (Six Castle Topplers) - it. 1828-1830

Description
Original woodblock print - Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) - 'Nanabito 七人 (?) of the Ebiya' - From the series "Keisei rokkasen" 傾城六佳僊 (Six Castle Topplers) - it. 1828-1830
Good condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) - 'Nanabito 七人 (?) of the Ebiya' - From the series "Keisei rokkasen" 傾城六佳僊 (Six Castle Topplers) - ca. 1828-30

this wood engraving is by Keisai Eisen (1798-1848) and from the "Keisei rokkasen" 城 六 佳 僊 (Six Château Topplers) series.

Keisai Eisen (渓斎英泉?, 1790 - 1848) is a Japanese stamp artist in the ukiyo-e style (Japanese xylography style) who specialised in bijinga or "paintings of very beautiful people".

This one is a very beautiful Japanese print depicting the portrait of a pretty woman (bijinga), for which Eisen was renowned at the time. It has been preserved and in good condition despite its age!

Inherited from a private collection

For another perspective of the series, see MFA, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/216855

Carefully packaged with tracking number.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
it. 1828-1830
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
'Nanabito 七人 (?) of the Ebiya' - From the series "Keisei rokkasen" 傾城六佳僊 (Six Castle Topplers)
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
37×25×37 cm
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