Eisen Keisai: Jakkô Temple and Nunibiki Fall (Jakkô Nunobiki no taki)

Eisen Keisai: Jakkô Temple and Nunibiki Fall (Jakkô Nunobiki no taki)

Eisen Keisai

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Artist: Eisen Keisai
Title: Jakkô Temple and Nunibiki Fall (Jakkô Nunobiki no taki)
Series: From the Famous Places of the Nikkô Mountains (Nikko-san meisho no uchi)
Date: Mid 1840s

Mountain landscape with the Jakkô Temple buildings in the foreground and a distant view of Nunobiki Waterfall coming down from the mountains on the left. Probably the scarcest design of the five known in this series. Forrer writes that “the utsusu in the artist’s signature suggests that the waterfalls were drawn from nature rather than being copied after another source.”

Condition: Excellent impression and color; very good condition. Bottom margin trimmed, and barely discernible center fold.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Yamamoto Heikichi
Literature: See “The Baur Collection” Vol I by Matthi Forrer, plate G167. (Geneva, 1994)
Seal: Censor’s seal: Watanabe Jiemon
Signature: Keisai Eisen utsusu

SKU: EIS029


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