Artist: Urakusai Nagahide (有楽斎長秀)

Alternate names:
Chōshūsai (go - 長秀斎)
Nakamura Aritsune (family name - 中邑有恒)

Lifetime: circa 1805 - 1848

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The British Museum web site says:

Print artist. Active in Kyoto/Osaka region, early 19th c. The studio name "Urakusai" may relate to his having lived near the ruins of the manor of Oda Urakusai. Some works known to include the honorific "hokkyo" (bridge of the law). Designed stencil prints (37 known) and woodblock prints (40 known) of actors. Also designed prints of beautiful women, landscapes, genre scenes.