Kuniyoshi: Eitai Bridge (Eitaibashi) (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Eitai Bridge (Eitaibashi)
Series: Contemporary Popular Places in Edo (tôsei Edo kanoko)
Date: 1818-29

Here a servant of a restaurant (probably referring to the one at the Eitai bashi bridge at Fukagawa) is carrying a tray full of dishes: a covered soup bowl, a cold dish, and a lacquer box of rice. Koma-e depicts the famous moonlight scene from the Eitaibashi bridge over the Ryôgoku River.

This series shows famous places in Edo in a koma-e cartouche and standing beauties in everyday scenes.

Condition: Excellent impression, very good color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Aritaya Kiyoemon
Seal: censor’s seal: Kiwame
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga