Great Fire at Ryogoku Drawn from Hamacho, January 26, 1881
(Meiji juyonen ichigatsu nijurokunichi shukka, Hama-cho yori utsusu Ryogoku taika)
signed left, Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu, the title along the bottom margin, Meiji juyonen ichigatsu nijurokunichi shukka, Hama-cho yori utsusu Ryogoku taika, the date and publication information on the right-hand margin, on todoke Meiji juyonen - gatsu - ka (registered, Meiji 14 , -month - day) followed by the publisher's information, Fukuda Kumajiro located in Hasegawa-cho, and the artist, Gako Kobayashi Kiyochika ga, with his address, ca. 1881
oban yoko-e 9 7/8 by 14 3/8 in., 25 by 36.5 cm
Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, color plate 65
Kiyochika, Goyo, Shinsui hanga ten: Meiji, Taisho no ukiyo-e shi, Seibu Hyakkaten, 1976, no. 19
Henry D. Smith II, Kiyo-Chika: Artist of Meiji Japan, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1988, p. 50, no. 47
Exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 1998, p. 41, no. 41
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 80, no. 119
Honolulu Museum of Art, object no. 13816
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession no. 06.819
(inv. no. 10-4986)
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