Publisher - Adachi from a rare series of Edo masterwork designs. Adachi publisher seal in margin or on reverse.
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.
Comments - Handsome design of a young couple in an intimate, quiet moment reading a book in an elegant interior. The beauty reads with the book open on her knees as he companion reclines against a pillow, listening with interest. A classic design from the early years of black and white prints.
Artist - Kiyonobu (1663 - 1729)
Image Size - 10 7/8" x 15 1/2"
Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.