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Eisen@Twelve Views of Modern Beauties ,Toeizan Kan'ei-ji, Looks Happy

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Item No 1-94-168-12
Title Twelve Views of Modern Beauties ,Toeizan Kan'ei-ji, Looks Happy
Artist Eisen
Date About 1822–23 (Bunsei 5–6)
Condition Foxing,Rubbing,Folding line,Burn,Backed
Size 25~36cm
Price $93.34
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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.