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Artist: Utagawa Kunihisa I (歌川国久)

Alternate names:
Ichigyosai (go - 一斎)

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Biography:

A student of Toyokuni I. Active from ca. 1801-1818. This artist also appeared in a print by Shunshō.

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According to one account a woman artist, though this may refer to Kunihisa's daughter. Apparently a senior pupil of Toyokuni I, known by a few colour prints but mainly for a group of accomplished paintings of beauties showing the influence of Toyokuni and Utamaro..."

Quoted from: Ukiyo-e Paintings in the British Museum by Timothy Clark, p. 260.