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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (歌川国貞) / Toyokuni III (三代豊国)

Print: An evening stroll along the Sumida River near the Ryōgoku Bridge -
Tōto Ryōgoku yūryō no ga (東都両国夕涼の画)

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Dates: 1818,created
Dimensions: 10.25 in,15.0 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese color woodblock print
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Signed: Kunisada ga (国貞画)
Publisher: Yamashiroya Sahei
(Marks 603 - seal 01-027)
Seal: kiwame

Related links: Edo-Tokyo Museum - a similar triptych by Sadafusa;

Physical description:

A group of bijin and a sumo wrestler in street attire taking the cool evening air beside the Sumida River. In the background rockets are exploding above the Ryōgoku Bridge. An early, rare and interesting Kunisada design.