Hanaogi of the Ogiya

Chobunsai Hosoda Eishi
1756 - 1829
Hanaogi of the Ogiya
1794 - 182
Woodblock print, nishiki-e
Vertical ├┤ban, 374 x 249 mm

Signed: Eishi zu
Censor: Kiwame
Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi

Series: Six beauties of the licentious neighborhoods - Seiro Bijin Rokkasen

Provenance: Hayashi Tadamasa, his stamp on the recto; Huguette Berés, her stamp on the verso


An extremely fine impression, with elegant use of karazuri and applications of mica powder in the collar, on the fan and in the lower part of the kimono. Sheet and colour in very good condition.

Literature:
Narazaki Muneshige, Hizo Ukiyo-e Taikan - Berés Collection, Kodansha, Tokyo, 1991, p. 241, fig. 85.