Posted by Alec W. (220.127.116.11) on August 21, 2021 at 10:23:26:
In Reply to: Re: Shamisen and Singing, but.. posted by manuD on August 20, 2021 at 14:07:05:
If you look at the impressions of this design on the cultural.jp aggregation index, you'll see that there is some variation in attribution. This one gives Yoshitoshi:
But this one gives the attribution to Kunichika:
And another one of the records dates the design to 1868:
I wouldn't venture to guess which artist attribution (if either) is correct, but the date seems very reasonable, given the style and subject matter... a great many designs satirizing the Meiji revolution were issued in 1868/9.
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