Utawagwa KUNISADA (1786- 1864)
"A place to come to in the cool of the evening"
Three courtesans and two boys strolling across the Ryogoki Bashi bridge over the Sumida River on a breezy evening.
Signed Kunisada changing his name to Toyokuni
published by Joshu-ya Kinzo of Ikenohata, Nakacho , 4 March 1844
This triptych was presented to a Perth businessman in 1959 by Uchiyama Susumu owner of the prestigious Uchiyama Susumu Japanese Print Collection, documented in the book, On Uchiyama Susumu’s Collection by Narazaki Muneshige