Subject: Eizan "Two girls in Festival Niwaka"
Posted By: Yura Sun, Jul 05, 2020 IP: 22.214.171.124
Dear forum members!
Help translate the accompanying explanations of this woodcut. It depicts girls in costumes of Chinese historical figures, perhaps the epoch of the Three Kingdoms?
Author - 菊川 英山 Kikugawa Eizan (1787–1867)
Signed - 菊川 英山筆 Kikugawa Eizan hitsu
Title - 青楼仁和嘉全盛遊 Seirô Niwaka zensei asobi - from the series Entertainments of the Niwaka Festival in the Yoshiwara in Full Swing
Publisher's seal - Shimizu Marks #328 (Andreas Marks identifies this publisher as Mikawa-ya Seiemon)
Date - 1810s
Thanks to anyone willing to help me