Re: Help identifying?

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Posted by Lucienne ( on November 27, 2021 at 18:19:17:

In Reply to: Help identifying? posted by DavidK on November 27, 2021 at 03:09:01:

Artist : Toyohara kunichika here signing
Toyohara Kunichika hitsu 豊原国周筆
See signature samples

Date: 1867, 2nd month

Actors :
Arashi Eizaburo 嵐栄三郎
Moved from Osaka to Edo in 1867, travelling with Arashi Rikaku

Arashi Rikaku III 嵐璃珏
2nd lunar month of 1867: Rikaku left Osaka and went to Edo. He changed the writing of his first name:
Original writing for Rikaku 璃珏
New writing 璃鶴

Bowing to the audience at the Nakamura theater 1867, 2nd month (probably first appearance in Edo)

Data based on

Found a copy of your print here
Neither of the actors portrayed died in 1867 so it cannot be a shini-e.

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