Posted by Anders R (22.214.171.124) on February 21, 2012 at 15:25:34:
In Reply to: Utamaro or? posted by Mikael on February 18, 2012 at 09:35:08:
Due to the formalized style there is not enough unique style elements to make a clear attribution to an artist or even school.
From the printing style and colourants I would probably put it somewhere in between 1825-35, but it might be a later edition or a reissue of something done 20 years earlier. It seems as the green is made from Prussian blue and possibly turmeric. Prussian blue gained wide traction in the late 1820s, but was used on a not infrequent basis from ca. 1825.
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