Another impression of this print can be found in the collection of Waseda University Theatre Museum.
About the artist
A student of Toyokuni III, Utagawa Kunihisa worked during the second half of the 19th century. He married one of Toyokuni III’s daughters and was adopted into the family. Active during the transitional years from the Edo period to the Meiji Period, he produced Yokohama-e, actor prints, and bjin-ga, or “pictures of beautiful women.”
"I love them, I have a lot of them (shunga)." - Pablo Picasso