Kiyochika: Matsushima (Sold)
Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Series: Views of the Famous Sights of Japan (Nihon meishô zue)
A flock of seagulls descends towards the water near a sailboat plying the waters near Matsushima. The rocky cliffs surrounding the small islands could hardly be more dramatic.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Literature: See Henry Smith’s “Kiyochika: Artist of Meiji Japan” plate 114, page 105 for a description of another work. In the collection of LACMA.