Posted by Plasmo (184.108.40.206) on September 12, 2018 at 21:37:06:
In Reply to: Re: Artist signature posted by Alec W. on September 12, 2018 at 18:25:23:
Just a small correction on the reading of the first part of the name. MFA has a mistake here. The characters 立川斎 are usually read as 'Ryűsensai' (rarely 'Rissensai'), but never 'Ritsusensai'.
The readings and characters on Ukiyo-e hold in collections located outside of Japan are frequently misinterpreted in the digital archives. Particularly MFA has a number of dubious cases, so that double-checking with Japanese collections is always a must.
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