|Design:||Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)|
|Title:||Enjoying the cool on the banks of the Sumida river (right)|
|Size:||36.3 x 24.6 cm (ōban)|
|Posthumous printing from newly cut woodblocks|
Special effects: karazuri (blind-printing) on the fan held by the standing lady on the left.
Originally published ca. 1795-6 by publisher Yamaguchiya Chūsuke, this version published around the 1950s by publisher Takamizawa from newly carved woodblocks.
Artist’s signature in lower left print area:
Red Takamizawa seal on verso of the print:
in which the kanji read:
Provenance: Ukiyoe Gallery Woodblock Prints