Re: Woodblock print


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on October 27, 2019 at 15:39:48:

In Reply to: Woodblock print posted by Kshama Natarajan on October 25, 2019 at 19:19:00:

I can only help a little, but here's what I've got:

The artist is Katsukawa Shunchō 勝川春潮, signing "Shunchō ga".

The small round seal near the signature reads "Watanabe" ワタナベ and belongs to the famous 20th century publisher of shin-hanga designs and ukiyo-e reprints.

The larger publisher seal, at center bottom, belongs to Nishimura-ya Yohachi.

I can't read much of the main title, but it seems to end in "no tokoro" (の所, where the "no" is a historical form derived from 能).

The text closest to the title, glossed in furigana, appears to read "tatsumi" (夛x見, perhaps 夛通見).

Hope this helps,
-A


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