Posted by Guy Pepermans (184.108.40.206) on September 27, 2019 at 15:51:17:
In Reply to: I know very little about this picture posted by Douglas Chumley on September 27, 2019 at 15:19:49:
It's an actor print designed by Utagawa Kuninao (歌川国直 - 1793-1854) depicting the kabuki actor Iwai Kumedaburô II (岩井粂三郎 - 1799-1836) in an 'onnagata' (female) role.
Published by Yamamotoya Heikichi ca. 1820.
Unserialized actor prints by Kuninao are reasonable rare.
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