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. 1940-50.
"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. Unlike the most of the later editions which had no poems or some poems had been altered, this edition has all the poems. The complete set of eight prints are rare.