Posted by Andrew (184.108.40.206) on October 15, 2015 at 07:09:40:
In Reply to: woodcut posted by joey on October 14, 2015 at 19:02:03:
This is a small-format landscape print on the subject of "Edo Hakkei" (The Eight Views of Edo).
It is a "Yusho" (evening view) of a small island which is joined by bridges to the adjacent land.
It is quite old, probably printed around the year 1810.
There are a number of similar print series in the early 1800's. Some of the artists who did these were: Toyohiro, Shunsen, Utamaro II, and their contemporaries
Your particular print does not appear to be signed by the artist. I would call it "anonymous" because if the artist were to take credit for it, the signature would be inside the cartouche area in the center
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