18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,000
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,000
Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1829)
Shiratsuyu of the Ogiya, from the series Wakana no hatsu isho (New dresses like fresh young plants)
A seated portrait of the courtesan in robes patterned with folding fans and holding a tobacco pipe, signed Eishi zu and published by Nishimuraya Yohachi [Eijudo]--very good impression, slightly faded and soiled
oban tate-e: 38.9 x 25.7cm.
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Previously sold in these Rooms, 31 October, 1995, lot 37
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