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Eisen@Contemporary Scenes in the Pleasure Quarters,The Courtesan Oi of Ebiya

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Item No A1-98-172-02
Title Contemporary Scenes in the Pleasure Quarters,The Courtesan Oi of Ebiya
Artist Eisen
Condition Hole,Foxing,Rubbing
Size 26~37cm
Price $223.03
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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.