Posted by Alec W. (126.96.36.199) on July 09, 2018 at 15:29:30:
In Reply to: Utamaro posted by Evgeny on July 05, 2018 at 19:07:42:
I haven't been able to find another copy of this design, but it's certainly consistent with Utamaro designs of the 1790s. For example, here is a stylistically-similar print from the same publisher (Tsuruya Kiemon) from c. 1796:
In terms of arriving at a /printing/ date, that can be very difficult. Utamaro's designs were much reprinted, often by less-than-totally-scrupulous publishers.
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