Posted by Alec W. (188.8.131.52) on July 08, 2022 at 19:18:48:
In Reply to: Re: Chuban aizuri-e of snow scene posted by Jim Spencer on July 08, 2022 at 18:39:58:
Ah, much better!
The signature reads "Taigaku" 戴岳. The artist was a student of Taito II, and like his teacher used the gō "Hokusen" 北泉.
Taigaku designed a few surimono around the end of Bunka, like this one:
Taigaku's work was also featured in a harimaze series combining calligraphy with images; MFA Boston has some bits of this series, and see also the attached image:
My hunch is that your print was cut from another sheet in this series -- the size is right for it to be a "half-sheet" design, like this one:
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