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Artist: Chōkōsai Eishō (鳥高斎栄昌)

Print: Couple in front of a toothbrush shop

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Dates: 1797 - 1798,created
Dimensions: 4.75 in,24.5 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese color woodblock print
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Unsigned
Publisher: Surugaya Hanbei
Marks 499 - seal 22-081

Related links: Victoria and Albert Museum;

Physical description:

R. A. Crighton wrote in The Floating World: Japanese Popular Prints 1700-1900 that "Although this print is not signed and was formerly attributed to Eisui, it is undoubtedly Eisho."

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Illustrated:

1) In Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print: Hashira-e, page 314, #888.

2) In black and white in Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections: Victoria and Albert Museum, vol. 4, #78, p. 181.