Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Night Rain at Azuma Forrest - Edo Kinko Hakkei
Date: Originally in 1837-38, this is a re-carved edition in ca. 1900.
Description: "Edo Kinko Hakkei no Uchi" (Eight Scenic Views around Edo) "Azuma no Mori Yosame" Azuma Shrine and its forest in the night rain. The original edition had 3-4 "kyoka" (humorous and often satirical poems of 31 syllables) related to the scenery printed. Later editions had no poems or some poems were altered. The complete set of eight prints are rare. This design has been considered one of Hiroshige's master landscapes.