Posted by Alec W. (18.104.22.168) on October 02, 2020 at 04:09:09:
In Reply to: Artist identity posted by Chris Brooks on October 01, 2020 at 17:09:17:
It looks to me to read "Sekkoku hitsu" 雪谷筆. I'm aware of an early-Meiji artist using that name; this artist is catalogued by Genshoku ukiyoe daihyakka jiten.
But I've also seen the name on a Sino-Japanese War design, and I see Ōya-Shobō lists having sold a "47 Ronin" print with a "雪谷画" signature (no image) dated to 1893.
Ultimately, I don't know if these later designs are the work of the same artists as the earlier ones or not.
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