KF004 (Click on image to enlarge)
Chobunsai Eishi

Another signature Eishi composition, Komachi, from the same series as Image 3, The Six Poetic Immortals. In this instance we are now inside with a view out towards a traditional Japanese garden. Observe the pre-Western perspective construction of the interior architecture so characteristic of the 18th Century prints. While not the primary subject of the picture, a Prunus Mume [Flowering Apricot] occupies space on a table outside contained by a soft ornamented oval,very likely, porcelain pot.
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