Cherry Blossom, Mukojima
signed within the composition at lower left, Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu, the title along the bottom margin, Mukojima Sakura, dated in the margin at left, Meiji jusannen - gatsu (Meiji 13 , -month), followed by the publisher, Fukuda Kumajiro located in Hasegawa-cho, and the artist, Gako Kobayashi Kiyochika, with his address in Yonezawa-cho, ca. 1880
oban yoko-e 9 3/4 by 14 3/8 in., 24.9 by 36.5 cm
Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 42
Kiyochika, Goyo, Shinsui hanga ten: Meiji, Taisho no ukiyo-e shi, Seibu Hyakkaten, 1976, no. 34
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 98, no. 125
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 43, no. 47
(inv. no. 10-4835)
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