Kiyochika: Four Faces, including Porter, upper left
Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Four Faces, including Porter, upper left
Series: One Hundred Faces: Supplement to Thirty-Two Faces (Sanjûnisô tsuika Hyakumensô)
Date: 1883 (Meiji 16)
Carrying a heavy load ” Wow, so heavy” Untoko, omotai; Eavesdropping Tachigiki; Ah, itchy! Oh, kaii; Darkness...walking slowly Kurayami Two men and two women are parodied with acute skill, both sympathetic and knowing with an undercurrent of knowing mockery.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Morimoto Junzaburô
Literature: See Henry Smith’s book, page 60, figs. 65 & 66.
Signature: Kiyochika hitsu