Eizan - Beauty with a pipe
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Kikugawa Eizan (1787-1867)
Standing beauty with open hair and with a long pipe in her hands.
Title: Suma Shûgetsu (Autumn full moon in Suma) - (Matsumura of the Matsubaya)
Series: Genji Hakkei (Eight Views of Genji)
Signature: Kikugawa Eizan hitsu
Publisher: Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô)
Without a censor's seal
Date: ca. 1814-17
Size: Oban, 37 x 25 cm
Good impression, nice and fresh colours. Margins a little bit trimmed, paper a tiny bit creased and soiled, two very small wormholes. Throughout very good condition.
Six other prints from this series (though not this one) at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Bigelow Collection, No 11.17709-11.17714.