View of the Ariakero Restaurant at Imado
(Imado Ariakero no kei)
signed discreetly at lower right, Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu, the title along the bottom margin, Imado Ariakero no kei, dated in the upper cartouche on the right, Meiji juninen shichigatsu - ka (Meiji 12 , July - 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 3/8 by 14 1/8 in., 23.8 by 35.8 cm
Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 25
Kiyochika, Goyo, Shinsui hanga ten: Meiji, Taisho no ukiyo-e shi, Seibu Hyakkaten, 1976, no. 6
Exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 1998, p. 34, no. 26
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 39, no. 50
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 60, no. 81
(inv. no. C-1496)
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