Re: Unidentified Print


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Posted by Alec W. (2.25.206.145) on October 15, 2021 at 23:51:35:

In Reply to: Unidentified Print posted by Peter H on October 15, 2021 at 22:41:14:

It's a design from a series by Keisai Eisen entitled "Imayō musume sankyoku" 今様娘三曲, which I think could be roughly translated as "Instrumental Trio of Modern Girls". The publisher was Izumiya Ichibei 和泉屋市兵衛, and the scant references I can find to the series suggest a publication date in the 1830s.

The only other image from this series I've found is another impression of this same design featuring koto; presumably there were other designs featuring shamisen and kokyū.

-A


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