Re: Anyone know this print and artis


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on March 05, 2020 at 01:47:07:

In Reply to: Re: Anyone know this print and artis posted by Lucienne on March 04, 2020 at 20:30:15:

I think the text in question is rather "Rakusai rōjin" 楽斎老人. Rakusai 楽斎 was a pen-name used by Ichikawa Beian 市河米庵 (1779-1858), a poet in the Chinese style. Perhaps the longer block of text is a poem by Beian?

I would tend to guess that only the seal at the left relates to the artist of this design. I read that seal as "Yūga" 幽雅. In Chinese that means "quiet and tastefully arranged (of a place)". But I don't know of any artist using that name.

-A


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