Edo prints

  Design: Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770)  
  Title: Homing geese of the koto bridges  
  Series title: Eight Parlour Views  
  Size: 28.6 x 21.2 cm (chūban)  
  Posthumous printing from newly cut woodblocks    
  Photography: Jacques Commandeur
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Suzuki Harunobu Homing geese of the koto bridges


Originally published in 1766, this printing is an early post-war period original edition from publisher Takamizawa.

Red publisher stamp on verso of the print:

Takamizawa Seal

The stamp consists of the Takamizawa seal, the roman text ‘‘Takamizawa Print’’, and the following kanji:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
taka high  
mi(ru) see  
sawa marsh  
tada faithfulness  
o great Made
sei manufacture by
saku make Takamizawa Tadao


Provenance: Fuji Arts

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