TWO JAPANESE ‘BIJIN’ (BEAUTIFUL LADIES) PRINTS, 19TH CENTURY
comprising: an oban tate-e print of an oiran ('courtesan') of the Toyota of Sugata Ebiya house, from the series Keisei dochu sugoroku, signed Keisai Eisen, and an oban tate-e print of a standing bijin, from the series Bijin Fuzoku Rokkasen (‘Beautiful and Fashionable Six Poets’), a parody of Kisen Hoshi, signed Eizan hitsu (Kikugawa Eizan). Individually framed. 2 pieces.
sight 14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.; 37.1 x 24.8 cm