Re: Unknown artist, small sparrows print


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Posted by Plasmo (125.1.198.76) on March 12, 2017 at 05:47:31:

In Reply to: Unknown artist, small sparrows print posted by J. Boussinesq on March 12, 2017 at 02:37:24:

The characters read Ogachô (雄雅蝶). It is a signature used by Utagawa Hiroshige I (歌川広重) who lived 1797-1858.

The signature actually is a pun on a place in Tokyo called Ôgamachi 大鋸町 (sometimes called Ôgachô) where Hiroshige resided for parts of his life.


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