Kiyochika -- "Fireworks at Ryogoku"

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Artist KOBAYASHI, Kiyochika
Title "Fireworks at Ryogoku"
("Ryogoku Hanabi no Zu")
Date 1880 (later "re-strike" ca1950/60's)
Series Loosely as "Tokyo Landscapes."
Publisher Mariashobu Publisher (Kyoto)
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 1/8 x 12 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; highly detailed, crisply carved lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Smith's “Kiyochika, Artist of Meiji Japan," as Plate #35, page 41.
Comments A boldly illuminated fireworks scene for which Kiyochika is well known. (Printed from superbly and accurately re-cut blocks shortly after WWII.)
Item # Available NOW as JS-2881;
(JS-2760 Sold/SK;
JS-2880 Sold/HM;
JS-2760 Sold/BS;
JS-2237 Sold/PS;
JS-327 Sold; AT-95 Sold)
Price $195