Ca. 1820-1830, late Edo Period, colour woodcut, 38 x 26 cm (Oban), colour woodcut, sign. 'Keisai Eisen ga', censor seal (kiwame), from the 'Sommerscenes' (Tosei natsu-geshiki), some damage, matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Literature: Keisai Eisen ten, exhibition cat. Tokyo 1982. - The wood engraver a. writer, son of a calligrapher, is known as well under he name of his family Ikeda Eisen. He was a pupil of Kikugawa Eizan. Within his Oeuvre the pictures of beautiful women were most estimated. Besides these he created landscapes a. erotic scenes.