Re: Please help identify

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Posted by Alec W. ( on November 25, 2019 at 01:06:26:

In Reply to: Please help identify posted by Sharon J. on November 24, 2019 at 23:03:53:

It's an adaptation/reprint of a design by Utagawa Kunisada, depicting Yaoya Oshichi (八百屋お七), and belonging to a series with a votive lantern theme.

Here are a couple of other impressions:

And some other designs from the series can be found with this search:

The original was published by Iseya Rihei in 1818, according to the series list in Andreas Marks' "Publishers of Japanese Woodblock Prints: A Compendium".


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