Re: unknown artist and funny print


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on April 10, 2021 at 15:58:54:

In Reply to: Re: unknown artist and funny print posted by Francis on April 10, 2021 at 07:14:31:

https://data.ukiyo-e.org/uploads/images/4d1d1ae98a470ecf36b5387f95f89321.jpg

No, I don't have a good guess as to the artist, but I did find a retail listing for this design, which does provide some information:

https://ukiyoe.yamabosi.jp/?p=24400

Here we get a title transcription, 「東西屁ひりくらべ」 "Tōzai he hiri kurabe" (something like "East-west farting contest"), as well as the assertion that this is a Boshin War satire, which is what I guessed but it's good to have some confirmation!

-A


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