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Yeisen
Yeisen
Accession NumberAD.82.47
ArtistYeisen
TitleFigure Study of a Courtesan
MediaJapanese Woodcut
Media1Prints
Media2Relief
DescriptionTitle:"Figure Study of a Courtesan" Signed by: Yeisan (Keisai) 1789-1851. Date: 1830-1851. Yeisan is the pupil of Kano Hakukeisai, the last half of whose name he took for his first, Keisai. He did both landscapes and figure studies. This is the figure of a courtesan, probably an "oiran" or a "geisha". Inset is a "Tanzaku"-a strip of paper for writing poems on. His figure studies are an output of his later years.
Size14" x9"
Date/Period1791-1851
ConditionGood
Inventory Number143712
Mat Size16 x 20
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