Posted by Alec W. (184.108.40.206) on November 18, 2018 at 05:47:13:
In Reply to: help ID the print posted by susan fentress on November 17, 2018 at 23:33:51:
The signature is a bit hard to make out, but I believe this is actually Kunisada, signing "Gototei Kunisada ga" (五渡亭国貞画).
The publisher is Tsuruya Kinsuke. This publisher stopped issuing prints in the mid- to late-1820s, so that gives us a rough date.
The actor pictured must therefore be Ichikawa Danjūrō VII, but I can't tell you anything about the role or the play.
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