Posted by Horst Graebner (18.104.22.168) on August 02, 2021 at 20:23:50:
In Reply to: Identify artist? posted by Betsy on August 02, 2021 at 19:42:54:
The artist is Kunisada I, here signing „Ichiyōsai Toyokuni ga“. The print is one sheet of a kabuki multisheet composition (diptych or triptych). Depicted is Bandō Hikosaburō IV as Chichibu no Shigetada (秩父乃重忠) in the play “Kagekiyo“, performed at the Kawarazaki theatre, Edo, in 8/1849. Publisher is Maruya Seijirō, censors are Hama and Magome.
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