Re: Japanese print


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on August 11, 2020 at 22:33:45:

In Reply to: Japanese print posted by Harry Clegg on August 11, 2020 at 17:06:10:

https://data.ukiyo-e.org/uploads/images/31cbc9ea11731bb51614700f3fd650fa.jpg

This is the right sheet of a triptych design signed "Toyokuni ga". Tokyo Metro Library has the full design (東M238-009, see below), which they connect to an 1822 performance of the play "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura" 義経千本桜. Given that date, the artist must be Utagawa Toyokuni I.

https://archive.library.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/da/detail?tilcod=0000000003-00051647

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