Kobayashi Kiyochika


Hunter with Eagle Diptych
(Teppou uchi ryoushi)

printed artist and carver's signatures barely visible along the corner edge of the rock at bottom left, Kobayashi Kiyochika, and carver, Eikichi, publisher, Matsuki Heikichi, ca. 1880

oban tate-e diptych 14 1/8 by 19 3/8 in., 36 by 49.3 cm

Henry D. Smith II, Kiyo-Chika: Artist of Meiji Japan, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1988, p. 31, no. 18
Exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 1998, p. 63, no. 79
Anne Rose Kitagawa and Akiko Walley, eds. Expanding Frontiers: The Jack and Susy Wadsworth Collection of Postwar Japanese Prints, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, 2015, p. 24, fig. 7 (from the Michels Collection)
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 93, no. 122
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 100, no. 150
(inv. no. 10-5085)

price: $6,000 (reserved)


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