Re: Help identifying image


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on May 12, 2021 at 15:58:21:

In Reply to: Help identifying image posted by Seaboar on May 12, 2021 at 10:26:14:

http://www.kuniyoshiproject.com/Giga_files/image003.jpg

The design is catalogued at William Pearl's Kuniyoshi site:

http://www.kuniyoshiproject.com/Giga.htm

There the title is given as "Kaeru zukushi" クゑるづくし ("All Kinds of Frogs") and the publication date as c. 1842. That date suggests this is a "workaround" design in response to the onerous restrictions of the Tenpō Reforms.

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