Kiyochika: Picnic among maples

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Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Picnic among maples
Date: 1878 (Meiji 11)

View of Takinogawa. Visitors enjoy the views of autumn maple trees as they enjoy refreshment on raised platforms. A man is seen happily heading up the trail to the the viewing area. A woman pours her companion some sake, right. The similar views of Tokyo that Kiyochika did in the following few years were done with a different publisher, Fukada Kumajirô.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Narrow margins bottom and left.
Dimensions: ôban horizontal
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Literature: See Freer/Sackler collection.
Signature: Kobayashi Kiyochika ga