Eisen Tomioka


The print was produced as a kuchie frontispiece for a novel 袈裟御前 "Kesagozen" by Reisui Chizuka (1866-1942) in a literary magazine titled Bungei Kurabu magazine, Vol 4, No.3 in 1898.

Artist: Eisen Tomioka (1864-1905)
Date: Meiji 31 (1898)
Paper size: 11 and 1/8 x 8 and 3/4 inches (28 x 22 cm)
Condition: Good overall. Original Kuchi-e fold lines. Excellent colors and details. Paper ceases and minor soils as shown. A pinhole on top margin (it seems natural hole from handmade paper) Please see photos for details.