Kinokuni Slope in Akasaka
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 , -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 1/8 by 13 1/4 in., 23.3 by 33.7 cm
Tokichi Sakai, N.S. Gankow, trans., Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, 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. 10-5020)
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