Beauty with a Shamisen, circa 1830 - Charming image of a beauty with a shamisen, covered her mouth with her sleeve. Her kimono is bordered with balancing dolls, and features a crest on the shoulders and sleeves of two plovers, tied with a striped obi. A low red lacquer table beside her holds a dish of food, with a large basin on the floor nearby. A border of clouds separates the figure from a view of a temple in autumn, the grounds dotted with maple trees and pines. An attractive design from a rarely seen Eisen series.
Artist - Eisen (1790 - 1848)
Image Size - 14 1/2" x 9 3/4"
Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Loss at corner, small loss, a few holes and thinning spots, repaired. Toning, slight soiling, a few creases, stain. Please see photos for details.
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