Adachi Publisher - This beautiful reprint is from the famous Tokyo publisher Adachi, one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Adachi woodblocks were printed to the highest standards of quality with excellent color and fine detail. The Adachi woodblock printers were known to be the best in the business. Founded in 1925, Adachi also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images. This print is sealed with the Adachi seal in ink.
Poem by Abe no Nakamaro - Charming scene of a pleasure boat on the Sumida River at Mimeguri. On the prow of the boat, a young beauty gazes at the full moon above the clouds. The verse above is by Abe no Nakamaro. Fine color and excellent detail in this seldom seen reprint.
Artist - Harunobu (1724 - 1770)
Image Size - 11" x 8 1/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight paper remnants on reverse at left edge from original publisher mounting. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.