Re: Woodblock


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Posted by Alec W. (2.25.206.232) on September 23, 2021 at 17:52:32:

In Reply to: Woodblock posted by Nikita on September 23, 2021 at 16:32:10:

It's by Yoshitoshi, signing "Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi ga" 一魁斎芳年画.

This is a design from an 1865 series entitled "Yūmei bujutsu no homare" 勇名武術之誉 ("Brave Masters of the Art of War"). The series is catalogued on J. Noel Chiappa's Yoshitoshi catalogue raisonné, but I cannot find much other information online:

http://www.yoshitoshi.net/series.html

I found an image of another design from the series online which bears the seal of publisher Yorozuya Zentarō 万屋善太郎 (Marks 21-129). Marks does not list this series in the entry for that publisher.

-A


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