Posted by Alec W. (184.108.40.206) on December 16, 2018 at 04:24:20:
In Reply to: Help with unknown ukiyo-e beauty print posted by Gregory Pearson on December 16, 2018 at 01:28:08:
The artist is Keisai Eisen, signing "Eisen ga" (英泉画).
There is a copy of this print in the collection of the National Diet Library:
The text reads "五節美人合之内 名代床", which I am not entirely sure how to translate, but is something about the beauties (bijin) of the FIve Festivals (gosechi). Hopefully someone with meaningful Japanese language skills will chime in!
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