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Eisen (1790 - 1848), "The Calculating Type (Tegaari so)"

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Catalog ID A1588
Artist Eisen
Title The Calculating Type (Tegaari so)
Medium Original Japanese Woodblock Print
Series Title Twelve Scenes of Modern Beauties
Edition
Date c.1822
Publisher Izumiya Ichibei
Reference No
Size 14 -1/2 x 10 "
Condition Fair/Good; old repairs and light hosho backing.
Price $1000.00
Shipping (US) $59.00
Shipping (Non-US) $180.00
Sale Price $700.00

Notes: A courtesan reading a letter with a toothpick in her mouth. Notice the elaborate hairpins and her fashionably decorated green lower lip.

Another example of this print is in the permanent collection of the Adachi Ward Museum, Tokyo.