Sunset: The Bureau for Paper
Money at Tokiwa Bridge
(Tokiwabashi nai shiheiryo no zu)
the title along the bottom margin in kanji, Tokiwabashi nai shiheiryo no zu, dated in the upper cartouche on the right, otodo Meiji jusannen -gatsu -ka (registered, Meiji 13, -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 3/4 by 14 1/2 in., 24.7 by 36.7 cm
Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 55
Kiyochika, Goyo, Shinsui hanga ten: Meiji, Taisho no ukiyo-e shi, Seibu Hyakkaten, 1976, no. 36
Exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 1998, p. 25, no. 9
Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 26, no. 30
Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 75, no. 108
(inv. no. 10-5015)
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