Artist: Keisai Eisen (渓斎英泉)

Print: The Eleventh Month (十一月), First Snowfall on the Day of the Rooster, the Tori-no-hi Festival (Jūichigatsu, hatsuyuki, tori no hi - 初雪酉の日): Aizome (相染) of the Ebiya (海老屋内), from the series Annual Events in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara nenjū gyōji -新吉原年中行事)

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Dates: circa 1828 - 1829,created
Dimensions: 10.0 in,14.75 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: color woodblock print

Signature: Keisai Eisen ga (渓斎英泉画)
Publisher's seal: Daikokuya (Marks U032 Seals 02-052)
Censor seal: kiwame

Related links: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Google maps - Yoshiwara Shrine - one of the only signs of where this famous district was; Lyon Collection - another print from this series;

Physical description:

The oiran Aizome conversing with a peddler who is offering her festival items through the vertical slats at the front of her brothel. One item is an unadorned miniature rake and the other is a miniature rake with adorned with a mask of Okame.

Illustrated in color in 原色浮世絵大百科事典 (Genshoku Ukiyoe Daihyakka Jiten), vol. 11, p. 76.