Artist: Chōkōsai Eishō (鳥高斎栄昌)

Print: Two women reading a love letter - a parody of the Act 7 from the Chūshingura

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Dates: circa 1790,created
Dimensions: 4.5 in,23.625 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese woodblock print

Signed: Eishō ga (栄昌画)
Publisher: Yamaguchiya Chūsuke
(Marks 590 - seal 05-001)

Related links: Ritsumeikan University - black and white;

Physical description:

Illustrated in:

1) Pins on page 312, #879.

Marks refers to the publisher of this print as Yamaguchiya Chūsuke, but Ritsumeikan University refer to it as Yamaguchiya Chūemon (山口屋忠右衛門). The British Museum gives the same name as Marks. The Tokyo Metropolitan Library offers both names.

2) black and white illustration in the Illustrated Catalogues of Tokyo National Museum: Ukiyo-e Prints (2), #s 2308 and 2309. (This print was not illustrated online as of November, 2019.)