Kiyochika: Four Faces, including a crying monk, upper left (Sold)
Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Four Faces, including a crying monk, upper left.
Series: One Hundred Faces: Supplement to Thirty-Two Faces (Sanjûnisô tsuika Hyakumensô)
Date: 1883 (Meiji 16)
Smoky Kemui; Sad Kanashii; Frustrated Koyashii; Choking Museta Two men and two women are parodied with acute skill, the woman lower left seeming to hold up a bowl of moldy rice.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Morimoto Junzaburô
Literature: See Henry Smith’s book, page 60, figs. 65 & 66.
Signature: Kiyochika hitsu