Re: identify print geisha


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Posted by Alec W. (76.98.179.206) on June 09, 2019 at 17:11:52:

In Reply to: identify print geisha posted by Marc Pouille on June 03, 2019 at 13:45:44:

The design is by Kunisada, signing "Gototei Kunisada ga" (五渡亭國貞画). The depicted actor is Iwai Hanshirō V, a celebrated specialist of female roles, but I do not know the role or play. The publisher seal belongs to Iseya Rihei. I would guess this dates to late-1810s or early 1820s, but identifying the performance would resolve that issue with certainty.


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