Rain and Moonlight at Gohommatsu
with a dusting of mica, signed at lower right, Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu, the title along the bottom margin in kanji, Gohonmatsu ugetsu, 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, 1880
oban yoko-e 9 1/4 by 13 1/4 in., 23.4 by 33.5 cm
Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 52
Exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 1998, p. 35, no. 28
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 42, no. 56
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 70, no. 99
(inv. no. 10-5014)
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