Original woodblock vertical ôban diptych - Kikukawa Eizan (1787-1867) - Courtesan climbing stairs - Japan - ca 1815-20

Description
Original woodblock vertical ôban diptych - Kikukawa Eizan (1787-1867) - Courtesan climbing stairs - Japan - ca 1815-20
Reasonable condition, see description

Original woodblock vertical ôban diptych - Kikukawa Eizan (1787-1867) - Courtesan climbing stairs - Japan - ca 1815-20

Artist; Kikukawa Eizan ( 1787-1867) Kikugawa Eizan was the most prolific, longest-lived and ultimately the best of the late followers of Utamaro.

Description; Courtesan Climbing Stairs
An upright diptych design of a courtesan climbing a flight of stairs

Date; ca 1820

Format; Vertical oban, upright diptych (67.9 x 22.7 cm.)

Condition; Sheets mounted together, traces of old mounting, small wormage, marks and flaws, Print is not backed; Generally Good Impression and Colour, see Photos for Details

See Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/247901

and Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/jpd/item/2008661155/

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock vertical ôban diptych
Technique
Nishiki-e (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
ca 1815-20
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Kikukawa Eizan (1787-1867)
Title of artwork
Courtesan climbing stairs
Condition
Reasonable condition, see description
Dimensions
67.9×22.7×0.1 cm
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