Kobayashi Kiyochika Heavy Snow at the Toshogu Shrine in Ueno

Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915

Heavy Snow at the Toshogu Shrine in Ueno
(Ueno Toshogu sekisetsu no zu)

signed Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu, the title along the bottom margin, Ueno Toshogu sekisetsu no zu, dated in the upper cartouche on the right, Meiji juninen shichigatsu - ka (Meiji 12 [1879], July - day), followed by the artist's information, Gako Kobayashi Kiyochika with his address in Yonezawa-cho, and the publisher, Fukuda Kumajiro located in Hasegawa-cho, ca. 1879

oban yoko-e 9 1/8 by 13 5/8 in., 23.1 by 34.5 cm

References:
Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 27
Kiyochika, Goyo, Shinsui hanga ten: Meiji, Taisho no ukiyo-e shi, Seibu Hyakkaten, 1976, no. 14
Exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 1998, p. 44, no. 47
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 104, no. 142
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 40, no. 44
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession no. 50.426
(inv. no. 10-4842)

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