Keisai EISEN (1790-1848)




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Mariko, Station 21, from the Bijin Tokaido which compares beauties to the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido. This Station was famous for tororojiru, a dish of yams and white bean paste. An inn behind is advertising this meal.The set was published by Tsutaya, c early 1830s but only 40 designs are known as the government considered them a little risqué. The set was reissued without the Station numbers and censor seal for 1846.

 

Fine impression and colour. Nice oxidation. Very good condition. Full size. Signed Keisai Eisen ga.

 

Status: Sold

 

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