Distant View of Eidai Bridge in Mitsumata
(Mitsumata Eidaibashi enkei)
signed discreetly Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu in an angle following the uneven surface of the path, the title along the bottom margin, Mitsumata Eidaibashi enkei, the date and publication information on the right-hand margin in three sections; top: 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 5/8 by 14 1/8 in., 24.5 by 35.9 cm
Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 49
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 72, no. 97
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 48, no. 58
(inv. no. 10-4838)
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