Re: Unidentified IMage and Artist


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Posted by Alec W. (76.24.110.133) on June 18, 2018 at 14:41:27:

In Reply to: Unidentified IMage and Artist posted by Kelly McDaniel on June 16, 2018 at 19:06:33:

It looks to me that the pictured actor's name is given as 「助高屋高助」("Suketakaya Takasuke"). Based on style, I would guess that the design dates from around 1880, so that would be Suketakaya Takasuke IV, who held the name from 1878 to 1886.

Again going by style, my best guess for artist would be Kunichika, but other possibilities include Chikashige, Chikanobu, and Kunisada III (a.k.a. Kunimasa IV, a.k.a Hōsai).


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