Re: woodblock identification samurai act


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Posted by Plasmo (125.1.198.76) on March 24, 2017 at 15:26:52:

In Reply to: woodblock identification samurai actor posted by Lionel France on March 24, 2017 at 14:27:06:

The signature reads Ichiyôsai Naomasa (一容斎直政) and belongs to Utagawa Naomasa.

(note that the MFA website wrongly interprets the first half of the signature as Ikkyakusai 一客斎 on other prints)

Judging from the censorship seals (Mera 米良 and Murata 村田), the print was published between 1847-1850.


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