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Artist: Utagawa Yoshiume (歌川芳梅)

Alternate names:
Ichiōsai (go - 一鶯齋)
Yabairō (go - 夜梅楼)
Namajima Tōsuke (family name - 中島芳梅)

Lifetime: 1819 - 1879

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Biography:

Osaka artist, print designer, and book illustrator who went to Edo in 1847 to study with Utagawa Kuniyoshi. He was influenced by the style of kamigata-e and Kuniyoshi, producing mainly yakusha-e in the chuban format.

from Amy Reigle Newland, The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints.

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It is unusual, but Laurance P. Roberts does not list Utagawa as one of Yoshiume's names.