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.
Pontoon Bridge at Sano in Kozuke Province - An interesting pontoon bridge crossing the Karasugawa River in Kozuke Province. A beautiful winter scene with a few travelers making their way along the unique bridge gently curving over the wide river. Beautiful soft shading in the water and sky. An excellent design.
Artist - Hokusai (1760 - 1849)
Image Size - 10 1/8" x 14 7/8" + margins as shown
Condition - Excellent with no issues to report.