Torii Kiyomasu II: Night Rain on the Emon Embankment - Honolulu Museum of Art

Artist: Torii Kiyomasu II

Title: Night Rain on the Emon Embankment

Date: c. 1730

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The title “Night Rain on the Emon Embankment ” appears in a cartouche in the form of a folded love letter. This print shows travelers during an evening shower. The poem describes a man going to meet his lover in the rain. The umbrella of a figure to the far right bears the characters “Edo-chö Ötsuya” (Ötsuya of Edo Street), which may be the publisher's name. (from Original Intent exhibition 11/21/06-)

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