Posted by Guy Pepermans (188.8.131.52) on November 07, 2014 at 10:18:11:
In Reply to: Re: Underwater Fight Scene - Utagawa Sch posted by deadhappy on November 07, 2014 at 07:11:55:
The artist is Katsukawa Shunsen (born 1762 - died ca. 1830), here signing 'Shunk˘ ga'. Katsukawa Shunsen changed his name to 'Shunk˘' in 1820, so I, presume that your warrior print (in Japanese 'musha-e') must date from the early 1820s.
The publisher is Izumiya Ichibei (publisher's seal "Sen'ichi").
Wikipedia Katsukawa Shunsen:
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