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The courtesan Shizuka from the greenhouse Tama-ya

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The courtesan Shizuka from the greenhouse Tama-ya
by Eisui Ichirakusai (a.c. 1800)

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Artist: Eisui Ichirakusai (a.c. 1800)
Title: The courtesan Shizuka from the greenhouse Tama-ya
Series: 
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): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 41114
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:

Saturday, 22 December 2007

Large head Portrait: The Courtesan Shizuka

Artist: Eisui
Format: Oban tate-e: 15" x 9.75" approx

Subject: Against a grey background a majestic large-head portrait of the courtesan Shizuka from the greenhouse Tama-ya.

Very rare and wonderful. See Brandt, Eishi and his School; page 231, C35

Publisher: Maruya Bunemon

Date: late 1790's

Condition: A little trimmed, but larger than the example shown by Brandt. Paper thinning. Minor creases, marks and flaws. Generally good state.

Colour: Very good

Impression: Fine with gauffrage


Estimated Value: £2500 - £3500

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