Edo prints


  Design: Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815)  
  Title: Evening glow at Ryōgoku bridge  
  Size: 23.5 x 17.9 cm (half ōban)  
  Posthumous printing from newly cut woodblocks    
  Photography: Jacques Commandeur
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Kiyonaga Evening glow at Ryogoku bridge

Enlargement


Originally published in 1770, this is a later edition published by Adachi in Tokio.

Artist’s signature in middle right of print area:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
       
kiyo pure  
naga head  
ga picture Picture by Kiyonaga

Green publisher seal on verso of the print:

Adachi seal

in which the katakana read:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
       
a    
da    
chi   Adachi


Provenance: Fuji Arts

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