Rokkaku Tea House, Ueno By

Available at Scholten Japanese Art

  • Date: 1880
  • Type: Prints
  • Edition size: n/a
  • Sheet size: 24 by 35.3
  • Condition: excellent
  • Signature: signed
  • Price: Price on Application
  • Description

signed within the composition at lower right, Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu, the title along the bottom margin, Ueno Rokkaku chaya, the date and publication information on the left-hand margin, 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 1/2 by 13 7/8 in., 24 by 35.3 cm References: Tokichi Sakai, Kiyochika, The Japan Association for the Preservation of Ukiyo-e, translation by N.S. Gankow, 1969, no. 64 Kiyochika, Goyo, Shinsui hanga ten: Meiji, Taisho no ukiyo-e shi, Seibu Hyakkaten, 1976, no. 27 Hideki Kikkawa, Kobayashi Kiyochika: Studies in Light and Shadow of the Westernization of Japan, Seigensha Art Publishing, 2015, p. 22, no. 143, nos. 22-23 Kobayashi Kiyochika: A Retrospective, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 2016, p. 44, no. 49 (inv. no. 10-4834)