Chokosai Eisho (fl. 1793–1801)

Little is known about Chokosai Eisho who was an artist of ukiyo-e. He was a pupil of Hosoda Eishi, considered one of his most talented, and was active during the Kwansei period. His work was influenced by Eishi, as well as by artists Utamaro and Torii Kiyonaga. He was a prolific creator of prints of women, and was particularly noted for his busts of courtesans from the Yoshiwara district. He sometimes used the name Shoeido.









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