Re: Artist identity


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on January 05, 2020 at 20:06:19:

In Reply to: Artist identity posted by Chris Brooks on January 05, 2020 at 18:28:07:

Hi Chris --

It reads "Kakuseidō" 鶴棲堂, documented by Marks as the "firm name" for the Toyama-based publisher Sanada Zenjirō. They also used the variant spelling 寉棲堂; Marks includes such a seal.

In any event, they apparently produced patent medicine prints designed by Moriyoshi in the 1860s.

-A


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