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Eisen Keisai

Asian Art

This print is believed to be the very first of the aizuri-e done entirely in blue. It consequently set the trend for landscape prints in the 1830s and established the genre.
MEDIUM Color woodblock print on paper
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES 1829
    PERIOD Edo Period
    DIMENSIONS Sheet: 9 1/2 x 11 7/8 in. (24.1 x 30.2 cm)
    SIGNATURE Eisen ga
    COLLECTIONS Asian Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 42.91
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Frederic B. Pratt
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