Artist: Keisai Eisen (渓斎英泉)

Print: Kakemono-e of a courtesan on parade

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Dates: circa 1835,created
Dimensions: 9.5 in,28.0 in,Overall dimensions

Signed: Keisai Eisen ga
Publisher seal: Sanoya Kihei
(Marks 446 seal 25-210)

Related links: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Chiba City Museum of Art; Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna;

Physical description:

A courtesan with elaborate hairpins and a huge comb on parade wearing an exotic kimono embroidered with chrysanthemums, butterflies and Mandarin ducks. Her obi is decorated with exotic birds among flowering plum blossoms.