Kiyochika: Benten Shrine at Ikenohata (Sold)

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Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Benten Shrine at Ikenohata
Date: 1880

A couple set their umbrellas against the wind as they cross a stone bridge in front of Benten Shrine. (Ikenohata Benten).This print exists in numerous color schemes, and this is most likely the earliest state with the most subtle coloration and prominent woodgrain in the sky

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Very early state.
Dimensions: ôban horizontal
Publisher: Fukada Kumajirô
Literature: See MFA, British Miuseum
Signature: Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu