Dawn at Kanda Yagumo
signed discreetly at center, Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu in an angle following building foundation, the title along the bottom margin, 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 9 3/8 by 14 1/8 in., 23.7 by 35.8 cm
Tokichi Sakai, N.S. Gankow, trans., Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, 1969, no. 62
Henry D. Smith III, Kiyochika: Artist of Meiji Japan, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1988, p. 36, no. 25
Exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 1998, p.28, no. 15
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 101, nos. 132-133
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 48, no. 57
(inv. no. C-1613)
Scholten Japanese Art is open Monday - Friday, and some Saturdays, 11am - 5pm, by appointment.
Contact Katherine Martin at
(212) 585-0474 or email
to schedule a visit.
site last updated
May 23, 2019
Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
fx: (212) 585-0475
Join our mailing list...