Kuniyoshi: Eitai Bridge (Eitaibashi)
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Eitai Bridge (Eitaibashi)
Series: Contemporary Popular Places in Edo (tôsei Edo kanoko)
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.
Publisher: Aritaya Kiyoemon
Seal: censor’s seal: Kiwame
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga