Original woodblock print - Chokosai Eisho (act 1790-1800) - The Courtesan Somenosuke of the Matsubaya - From the series "Tosei bijin awase" 当世美人合 - Japan - ca 1796-1800

Description
Original woodblock print - Chokosai Eisho (act 1790-1800) - The Courtesan Somenosuke of the Matsubaya - From the series "Tosei bijin awase" 当世美人合 - Japan - ca 1796-1800
Fair condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Chokosai Eisho (act 1790-1800) - The Courtesan Somenosuke of the Matsubaya and Attendants Wakagi and Wakaba - From the series "Tosei bijin awase" 当世美人合 (A Contest of Beauties of the Day) - Japan - ca 1796-1800

difficult to have one like this one.

Size : 23,5 x 17,3 cm

Piece of collector, rare similar one in Christies 600-900 euro.

Reasonable condition: faded colors, creases, fine and well preserved printing of the key-blocks, unbacked

See Art Institute of Chicago: https://www.artic.edu/artworks/24330

Possible combined shipping and track number provided.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
ca 1796-1800
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Chokosai Eisho (act 1790-1800)
Title of artwork
The Courtesan Somenosuke of the Matsubaya - From the series "Tosei bijin awase" 当世美人合
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
23.5×17.5×0 cm
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