Eight Views of Fukugawa District: Evening Bell at Tomigaoka (Tatsumi Hakkei: Tomigaoka no banshô)/ 深川八景
Type of Work
Keisai Eiden was a Japanese artist who designed woodblock-print works in the Edo period. He specialized in portraiting beautiful women, and the characteristic of his works is to depict courtesan or geisha, especially those who performed entertainment at bouquets. In many works, he depicts the view of Edo in the background of beautiful women. This is the portrait of a beautiful woman from the behind angle, and the kimono she wears is noteworthy. She wears a green kimono with a houndstooth check at the bottom, and its obi is also decorated with maple leaves.