Posted by Horst Graebner (18.104.22.168) on February 27, 2016 at 15:20:51:
In Reply to: Utagawa Kunisada Yoshiwara at Night Repr posted by Madeleine on February 25, 2016 at 22:56:36:
this one is a reprint of a surimono by Kunisada I. From which time the reprint is I canít say simply based on this foto.
At Ukiyo-e search you can find two copies. On both prints you can detect the writing of a poem in the dark sky (hardly visible), which is missing on the reprint.
No idea why the MET came to the idea the surimono should have been desingend by Kunisada II.
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