Edo prints

  Design: Yashima Gakutei (1786-1868)  
  Title: View of a shower over Mount Tenpō in Ōsaka  
  Series title: Fine views of Mount Tenpō  
  Size: 24.4 x 38.3 cm (ōban)  
  Posthumous printing from newly cut woodblocks    
  Photography: Jacques Commandeur
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Gakutei View of a shower over Mount Tenpō in Ōsaka


Originally published in 1838 by publisher Takaki. This edition was published from newly carved blocks by Adachi in Tokyo.

Green publisher seal on verso of the print:

Adachi seal

in which the katakana read:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
chi   Adachi

Artist’s signature in top right of print area:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
go five  
gaku north Gogaku

Print title in round yellow cartouche in top right of the print:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
ō large  
saka slope  
ten heaven  
ho preserve  
san mountain  
dachi rise  
no ’s View of a shower over
kei view Mount Tenpō in Ōsaka

Provenance: Fuji Arts

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