Posted by Guy Pepermans (188.8.131.52) on February 11, 2019 at 21:11:07:
In Reply to: Unknown artist and print name posted by Lee R. on February 11, 2019 at 19:11:35:
The print was designed by the famous Osaka artist Gigad˘ Ashiyuki (written 戯画堂芦幸 and 芦ゆき - active 1813-33) and depicts the actor Nakamua Matsue III (中村松江, 1786-1855) in the role of Kaheiji's wife in the play 'Matsushita Kaheiji renga hyoban' (松下嘉平治連歌評判) performed at the Kado-za in Osaka, 9/1829. The print was published by Sh˘honya Seishichi (Honsei) and is the left part of a four panel composition also depicting the other actor Sawamura Kunitaro II as Osawa; Arashi Rikan II as Mashiba Hisayoshi; Nakamura Utaemon III as Takechi Mitsuhide.
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