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Keisai Eisen

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A disciple of Kano Hakukeisai. Thereafter, he learned ukiyo-e (pictures of the floating world) from Kikukawa Eizan. In addition to bijin-ga (pictures of beautiful women) he also worked on landscapes. He also left behind light fiction and essay works.
Active period
late Bunka era(1804-18)-late Koka era(1844-48)
Other Name(s)
Ikeda Eisen, Ippitsuan Kako, Kikukawa Eisen, Kokushunro

portrait of Keisai Eisen

Artist:Portrait of Eisen and Yukimaro by Eisen

Source:Edo Makki no Ukiyoe