Manufacturing Pots and Kettles in Kawaguchi
(Kawaguchi nabekama seizo zu)
signed at lower right, Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu, the title along the bottom margin in kanji, Kawaguchi nabekama seizo zu, dated in the partially trimmed upper cartouche on the left, Meiji juninen -gatsu -ka otodo (Meiji 12, -month, -day, registered), followed by publisher, Fukuda Kumajiro located in Hasegawa-cho, and the artist, Goko Kobayashi Kiyochika, with his address in Yonezawa-cho, ca. 1879
oban yoko-e 9 1/8 by 13 1/4 in., 23.3 by 33.7 cm
Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 36
Henry D. Smith II, Kiyo-Chika: Artist of Meiji Japan, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1988, p. 47, no. 43
Exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 1998, p. 25, no. 8
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 31, no. 37
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 72, no. 104
(inv. no. 10-5016)
price: $ 1,200
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