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Artist: Chōkōsai Eishō (鳥高斎栄昌)

Print: The courtesan Kasugano of the Sasaya (笹屋春日野) after a bath from the series
Contest of Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters (Kakuchū bijin kurabe - 郭中美人競)

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Dates: circa 1794 - 1795,created
Dimensions: 9.95 in,15.05 in,Overall dimensions
Inscription:

Signed: Eishō ga (栄昌画)
Publisher: Yamaguchiya Chūsuke
(Marks 590 - seal 05-001)

Related links: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; British Museum; Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna - 1st example; Ritsumeikan University; Harvard Art Museums - in black and white; Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna - 2nd example; Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna - 1794 Utamaro of the same figure in almost the same pose;

Physical description:

Many of the designs from this series are known in variant impressions, sometimes with pale mica backgrounds and sometimes with dark (as in this example).