Kobayashi Kiyochika


View of the Former Confucian Hall at Yushima
(Yushima Moto-seido no kei)

with a dusting of mica on the darker shadows in the trees, the title along the bottom margin, Yushima Moto-seido no kei, dated in the upper cartouche on the right, Meiji juninen shichigatsu - ka (Meiji 12 [1879], July - day), followed by the artist's information, Gako Kobayashi Kiyochika with his address in Yonezawa-cho, and the publisher, Fukuda Kumajiro located in Hasegawa-cho, ca. 1879

oban yoko-e 9 1/4 by 13 1/4 in., 23.4 by 33.7 cm

Tokichi Sakai, N.S. Gankow, trans., Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, 1969, no. 24
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 70, no. 93
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum for Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 72, no. 102
(inv. no. 10-5023)

price: $900


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