Posted by Alec W. (126.96.36.199) on July 25, 2020 at 21:07:09:
In Reply to: unknown Ukiyo-e posted by Matthew on July 25, 2020 at 20:42:40:
The signature appears to read "Hōbō (or "Hachifusa") Shūri hitsu" 蜂房 秋艃 筆. There doesn't appear to be anything resembling a title here, just some poetry (which I am afraid I am no help with).
As far as I understand, the artist is mostly known from his surimono and a few illustrations in kyōka anthologies.
The Met has a few Shūri surimono prints; here's one:
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