Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915
Benton Shrine at Ikenohata
signed within the composition at lower left, Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu, the title along the bottom margin, Ikenohata Benten, the date and publication information on the right-hand margin, on todoke Meiji jusannen - gatsu - ka (registered, Meiji 13 , -month - day) followed by the publisher's information, Fukuda Kumajiro located in Hasegawa-cho, and the artist, Gako Kobayashi Kiyochika ga, with his address in Yonezawa-cho, ca. 1880
oban yoko-e 9 1/4 by 14 1/8 in., 23.5 by 35.8 cm
Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 53
Kiyochika, Goyo, Shinsui hanga ten: Meiji, Taisho no ukiyo-e shi, Seibu Hyakkaten, 1976, no. 15
Exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 1998, p.45, no. 50
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 106, no. 143
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 44, no. 49
(inv. no. 10-4832)
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