Kobayashi Kiyochika Koromo River Below Tenno-ji Temple

Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915

Koromo River Below Tenno-ji Temple
(Tenno-ji shita Koromogawa)

the entire print embellished with a dusting of mica; the signature barely visible at the center of the bottom edge, Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu, the title along the bottom margin, Tenno-ji shita Koromogawa, the date and publication information on the right-hand margin in three sections; top: on todoke Meiji jusannen - gatsu - ka (registered, Meiji 13 [1880], -month - day) followed by the publisher's information, Fukuda Kumajiro located in Hasegawa-cho, and the artist, Gako Kobayashi Kiyochika ga, with his address in Yonezawa-cho, ca. 1880

oban yoko-e 9 1/8 by 13 5/8 in., 23.2 by 34.7 cm

Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 61
Henry D. Smith II, Kiyo-Chika: Artist of Meiji Japan, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1988, p. 38, no. 28
Exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 1998, p. 36, no. 31
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 45, no. 58
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 67, no. 94
British Museum, no. 1941,0108,0.15
Honolulu Museum of Art, object no. 19256
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession no. 17.3401
(inv. no. 10-4825)



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