Kikugawa Eizan: Beauty crossing a bridge (Sold)

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Artist: Kikugawa Eizan
Title: Beauty crossing a bridge
Series: Furyû seirô bijin Mu tamagawa (A selection of beauties from the green quarters and the Six Jewel Rivers)
Date: 1820s

A young courtesan crosses the Chôbu Jewel River. She seems almost shy as she makes her way across the wooden bridge, its texture seeming to mimic western engraving. Probably from the first, private edition, as this lacks a publisher’s mark. From the series “Furyu seiro bijin mu tamagawa”. Rare.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. .
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: No publisher’s mark
Signature: Eizan hitsu