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Kiyochika

Kobayashi Kiyochika

1847-1915

Kinokuni Slope in Akasaka
(Akasaka Kinokunizaka)

artist signature barely visible along the bottom edge of the embankment at right, Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu, the title along the bottom margin, Akasaka Kinokunizaka, the date and publication information on the right-hand margin in three sections; top: on todoke Meiji jusannen - gatsu - ka (registered, Meiji 13 [1880], -month - day) followed by the publisher's information, Fukuda Kumajiro located in Hasegawa-cho, and the artist, Gako Kobayashi Kiyochika, with his address in Yonezawa-cho, ca. 1880

oban yoko-e 9 1/2 by 13 3/8 in., 24 by 34 cm

References:
Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 51
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 23, no. 25
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 553, no. 68
(inv. no. 10-4841)

price: $ 950

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