Eisen Keisai: Itahana

Eisen Keisai: Itahana (Sold)

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Artist: Eisen Keisai
Title: Itahana
Series: “Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido Road”.
Date: ca 1830s

One of the most famous designs in this series. Six pedestrians and one horseman make their way along a snowy riverbank that is dotted with shapely pine trees. This print is never signed, even in the earliest states. The sky is gentle pink. Provenance: Ex Pulverer Collection.

Oban horizontal. Both Hiroshige and Eisen designed prints for this series.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Slight center fold.