Summer Evening at Asakusa Kuramae
(Asakusa Kuramae natsuyo)
with a dusting of mica, signed at lower right, Kobayashi Kiyochika, the title along the bottom margin in kanji, Asakusa kuramae natsuyo, dated in the upper cartouche on the right, otodo Meiji -nen -gatsu -ka (registered, Meiji -year, -month, -day), followed by publisher, Fukuda Kumajiro located in Hasegawa-cho, and the artist, Goko Kobayashi Kiyochika, with his address in Yonezawa-cho, 1881
oban yoko-e 9 1/8 by 13 1/4 in., 23.3 by 33.8 cm
Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 77
Henry D. Smith II, Kiyo-Chika: Artist of Meiji Japan, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1988, p. 35, no. 23
Exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 1998, p. 39, no. 36
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 64, no. 89
(inv. no. 10-5013)
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