Harunobu (1724 - 1770) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Poem by Abe no Nakamaro
From an untitled series of One Hundred Poets
Publisher - Adachi from a rare series of Edo masterwork designs. Adachi publisher seal in margin.
Adachi was one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Their woodblocks were printed to the highest standards with excellent color and fine detail. 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.
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. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.