Posted by Guy Pepermans (22.214.171.124) on August 28, 2011 at 12:27:54:
In Reply to: Who is the artist? posted by Mikael on August 28, 2011 at 12:15:02:
It is a memorial portrait (shini-e) by Utagawa Kuniyasu (1794-1832) of the actor Segawa Kikunojō V who died in the first month 1832, a short while before the artist himself.
The signature reads "ōju Kuniyasu ga" (painted by Kuniyasu on demand). The publisher is Matsumura Tatsuemon.
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