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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
Inscription:

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

Related links: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; 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.

There is another copy of this print in the Chiba City Museum of Art.