Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1829), Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) and others Late 18th to 19th century

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Lot 287
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1829), Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) and others
Late 18th to 19th century

Sold for £ 8,125 (US$ 11,442) inc. premium
Other Properties
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1829), Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) and others
Late 18th to 19th century
Comprising twelve oban, one naga-oban, two book plates: three by Utamaro, one depicting a girl (Camellia) playing Joruri from the series Edo no hana: Musume joruri (the Flowers of Edo: Girl Ballad Singers ); the second of courtesan Umekawa and her lover Chubei, the last, attributed to the artist, of courtesan Tsukamoto seated in front of a tobacco set, two signed Utamaro hitsu, variously published; two bijinga by Eishi, including one probably depicting the household of a shogun, both signed Eishi ga; three bijinga by Eizan, including one depicting the courtesan Mototsue from the house of Daimonji from the series Keisei gokenjin, all signed Keisai Eisen ga; three by Eizan depicting beautiful ladies, including one titled Furyu Nanakomachi, all signed Kikukawa Eizan hitsu/Eizan hitsu; one by Yoshifuji depicting the twelfth-century female warrior Tomoe Gozen, signed Ipposai Yoshifuji ga; two book plates, one attributed to Shunsho and Shigemasa and the other of a monkey signed Gyosai; and a facsimile print of bijin after Utamaro, all framed and glazed. The smallest 27.7cm x 21cm (10 7/8in x 8¼in), the largest 47.6cm x 17.8cm (13¾in x 7in). (15).
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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1829), Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) and others Late 18th to 19th century
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1829), Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) and others Late 18th to 19th century
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1829), Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) and others Late 18th to 19th century
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1829), Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) and others Late 18th to 19th century
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