Re: Help with identifying!

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Posted by Guy Pepermans ( on May 23, 2014 at 13:22:58:

In Reply to: Help with identifying! posted by LesleyP on May 22, 2014 at 19:04:56:

The print is signed 'Keisai Eisen ga', published around 1830 by Ezakiya Kichibei and part of a series 'Kaiko' (?), depicting young women involved in the raise of the silkworm (kaiko) - signed poems in the cloud band on top. This print is numbered 'kaiko ichi' (small cartouche on the right in the cloud band) so assume this must be the first print of the series.


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