Japanese Artist Keisai Eisen: Poverty and Independence

Japanese Artist Keisai Eisen: Poverty and Independence Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) learned to be independent at an early age because he chose a path that was fraught with economic danger. In a sense, Keisai Eisen represents aspects of “the real Edo period” for individuals who resided in big cities in…