Eishosai Choki

Beauty and Attendant in Snow

The Ukiyo-e is printed on Echizen kizuki hosho washi (a unique kind of Japanese paper) handmade by Ichibei Iwano, a living national treasure. This makes the vivid colors and the soft, warm textures of woodcut prints come to life.

The women in this print is thought to be Shushiki, a poetess of Edo (Tokyo). While still a small girl she composed a poem about cherry blossoms and fastened it to a brach of a cherry tree in Ueno. The abbot of the temple of Ueno enjoyed the poem and provided her with a litter to travel home. Ont the way home the dutiful daughter let her father take the ride. The design was inspired by this story.

Price 13,000yen(Excluding Tax)

Print Size (cm)39.1 × 25.1 cm
PaperEchizen Kizuki Hosho Washimade by Living National Treasure, Ichibei Iwano
ExplanationJapanese and English
Delivery timeProduct delivery timeWe will ship the order within 7 business days under normal circumstances.
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