vertical ōban; nishiki-e; bijinga
The title of this print the series can be found in the blue cartouche at upper-left. The artist's signature is at middle-left and reads "Kōchōrō Kunisada ga" ('drawn by Kōchōrō Kunisada'), a signature employed by the artist from 1824–1861. Directly beneath the signature are the circular kiwame seal of the censor and the mark of publisher Moriya Jihei of the firm Kinshindō, a stylized version of the kanji "mori" ('forest') beneath a single-peaked mountain.
Other impressions of this print can be found in the collections of the Boston MFA (acc. no. 34.436) and Ritsumeikan University, Tokyo (acc. no. Z0172-314).
children; mothers; musical instruments; purple
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