Benten 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)
price: $ 2,500
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