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Eisen@Shunga book

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Item No A1-95-301
Title Shunga book
Artist Eisen
Date 1810
Condition Hole,Foxing,Rubbing,Tears
Size 15~21cm
Price $431.49
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set of 2 books

Eisen
1791-1848
Ukiyoe painter. Also referred to as Kokushunro as Gago, Inransai as Ingo. Born to a samurai family, he entered government service, but he got involved in a trouble and dismissed. He had a chance to get to know Kikukawa Eiji whose child, Eizan , taught him painting. He initially handled actor painting, but later showed his talent in beauty, and left a number of beauty portraits with unique sensual charms. He was also excelled at landscape.