Chokosai Eisho, active ca. 1780-1800 - Bijin and Bishonin, hashirae woodblock print
Hosoda Eisho (Chokosai Eisho or Chobunsai Eisho), active ca. 1780-1800
Bijin and a young man (bishonin) doing the laundry.
Date: Ca. 1785-95
Signed: Eisho ga
Impression: Very good
Condition: Good/very good, some soiling and scuffing
Colour: Good/very good, all printed in very fugitive colours, such as yugao (dayflower) blue.
Provenance: Ex. Dr. Gerhard Pulverer collection.
It is very difficult to find hashira-e of this period in very good condition as the above example.
(If you are interested in this or similar prints, let us know and we can try to find something)
Eisho was the foremost pupil of Chobunsai Eishi. Alternative names for Eisho are Chobunsai Eisho, Hosoda Eisho. We have many prints in stock by Eishi and his pupils, f.ex. Eisho, Eisui, Eiri et alia.
Inventory: Hosoda Eisho 1wb, Chokosai Eisho
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