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Lovers Konami and Rikiya- last meeting before Rikiyas death in battle

Lovers Konami and Rikiya- last meeting before Rikiyas death in battle
by Eisui Ichirakusai (a.c. 1800)

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Artist: Eisui Ichirakusai (a.c. 1800)
Title: Lovers Konami and Rikiya- last meeting before Rikiyas death in battle
Series: Bijin Awase Joruri Kagami
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Maruya Bunaemon
Publisher (this edition)?Maruya Bunaemon
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Aiban
Format (this edition): Aiban
DB artwork code: 38126
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Monday, 1 August 2005

A Mirror of the Joruri: The Two Doomed Lovers

Artist: Eisui
Format: Aiban tate-e: 14" x 9" approx

Subject: From the series Bijin Awase Joruri Kagami, against a gray background, the bust portraits of the lovers Konami and Rikiya at their last meeting before Rikiya's death in battle. Like all of Eisui's designs, of great delicacy and elegance. Not known to Brandt when he compiled 'Eishi and His School', he lists 6 other designs from the set. Extremely rare.

Publisher: Maruya Bunaemon

Date: late 1790's

Condition: Full size. Light wear and creases. Two minute wormholes. An unobtrusive stain bottom right corner. Minor marks and flaws. Good state of preservation.

Colour: Good

Impression: Good

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