Artwork Details for Eisen, Keisai "Kakegawa Inn"


Eisen, Keisai - Kakegawa Inn - 掛川宿

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Kakegawa Inn - 掛川宿
by Eisen, Keisai - 渓斎英泉

Artist:Eisen, Keisai - 渓斎英泉
Title:Kakegawa Inn - 掛川宿
Series:Bijin Tokaido - 美人東海道(五十三次)
Date:1840s (this item: Posthumous strike)
Publisher:Ishukankokai - 遺珠刊行会
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Large Oban - 大大判, 28 x 41cm (sheet size)
Condition:Very fine. Beautiful embossing to the kimono and smoke.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:9638-Keisai_Eisen
Notes:Arguably one of the best scenes from this series. Originally published by Tsutaya Kichizo circa 1840s, this more recent edition is by the well-known publisher Ishukankokai. This series is sometimes called "Beautiful Women for the 53 Stations of the Tokaido".
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