Kobayashi Kiyochika View of Ushimachi in Takanawa

Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915

View of Ushimachi in Takanawa under a Shrouded Moon
(Takanawa Hiro-cho oborozuki-kei)

signed within the composition at lower left, Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu, the title along the bottom margin, Takanawa Hiro-cho oborozuki-kei, with date and publisher information on the left-hand margin in three sections; dated Meiji juninen - gatsu - ka (Meiji 12 [1879], - month - 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 5/8 by 14 1/8 in., 24.4 by 36 cm

Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 35
Exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 1998, p. 25, no. 7
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 30, no. 36
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 70, no. 98
(inv. no. 10-4830)



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