Kobayashi KIYOCHIKA (1847-1915)

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The Sumida River and Suijin Forest under heavy rain, a moon-lute in the foreground, from the set Musashi hyakkei no uchi, the ‘One Hundred Views of Musashi’ ( Musashi being the plain in which Tokyo lies ). The set was modelled on Hiroshige’s 100 Views of Edo but only 34 prints were ever produced by the publisher Kobayashi Tetsujiro in 1884/5.

Superb impression of the first edition. Perfect colour and condition. Signed Shinseiro Kiyochika ga.

Status: Sold

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