Re: Identifying a artist


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on May 20, 2020 at 03:22:14:

In Reply to: Identifying a artist posted by Christian Sturgis on May 19, 2020 at 23:12:22:

The artist is Yoshitoshi, signing "Yoshitoshi hitsu" 芳年筆.

The date/censor seal is for 1869, 2nd month.

The other seal reads "24" 廿四, indicating that this is the 24th design in the series/album.

The series this comes from is "Seichū gishi meimei gaden" 誠忠義士銘々画伝 ("Pictorial Biographies of the Loyal Retainers"). See:

https://collections.mfa.org/objects/213969

-A


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