Posted by Alec W. (184.108.40.206) on November 17, 2021 at 01:33:36:
In Reply to: unkown tryptich posted by FRANcis on November 16, 2021 at 21:19:05:
I appreciate Lucienne's confidence in my abilities, but in truth I usually just wait for Horst to come to the rescue on actor prints!
What little I can contribute here is a record from the Edo-Tokyo Museum, just confirming what Lucienne already found:
Tokyo Metro Library has impressions as well, but not much more info. Here's one sheet of theirs:
This particular record looks to have a transcription of the text on that sheet of the print, but I am no help translating it.
Probably unrelatedly, I did find a couple of fun prints from the same year and month, depicting the same actors:
These seem to me to be "fantasy-type" mitate designs, not associated with any actual theater production. But whether the same is true of the design in question here I do not know.
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