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.
Ushigafuchi at Kudan - Lovely early Hokusai design from his series of landscapes done in a Western style. An appealing image of a summer day, with travelers making their way up the steep slope of Kudan Hill. Beautiful soft color and excellent detail, including touches of embossing in the sky.
Artist - Hokusai (1760 - 1849)
Image Size - 9 3/4" x 7 1/4" + margins as shown
Condition - Excellent with no issues to report.