Hosoda Eishi: Courtesan and her kamuro (Sold)

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Artist: Hosoda Eishi
Title: Courtesan and her kamuro
Series: Seirô Moyô Awase
Date: ca 1796-97

Written in a the title cartouche shaped like a sake cup is the series title “Seirô Moyô Awase”. We see below the elegantly tall courtesan Somenosuke of the Matsuba-ya and her kamuro Wakaki and Wakaba. The top of the print is decorated with auspicious emblems.

Condition: Excellent impression. Very good color and condition. Very large, untrimmed sheet.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Eiju-dô
Literature: Brandt series 263-69
Signature: Eishi zu