EISEN (1790-1848) Gathering pine shoots. (Sold)
Artist: Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)
Subject: A Courtier from the Heian period and boy servant gathering pine shoots at the New Year
Signature: Keisai. Poems by Senryōtei Matsuhide, Chikubatei Temosuki, Rikkeian Asuchioto, Tottori Ryōshōdo Shinsei and Yomō Utagaki Magao.
Date: 1825-30 ca.
Publisher: Privately published by the poets.
Size: Shikishiban surimono, 20,7x18,2 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print with blind printing and metallic pigments.
Literature: Another impression is illustrated, and the poems translated, in Polster, Edythe and Alfred H. Marks. Surimono: Prints by Elbow. Washington D.C.: Lovejoy Press, 1980, p. 23.
Remarks: Another impression is the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, n. 11.25672.
Conditions: Good impression, color and conditions.
Item no: D 467