Keisai Eisen 渓斎英泉 (1790–1848)
Erotic Book: List and the Snows of Mount Fuji
(Enpon shunjō fuji no yuki), vol. 1 of 3

Japan, Edo period (1615–1868), 1824
Woodblock-printed book; ink and color on paper
Purchase, Richard Lane Collection, 2003

This collection of portraits by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848) compares the physiognomy of various female social types. On the left, a geisha from the capital of Edo; on the right, a virgin (kimusume).

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