Kiyochika: Four Faces, including Shaving
Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Four Faces, including Shaving
Series: One Hundred Faces: Supplement to Thirty-Two Faces (Sanjûnisô tsuika Hyakumensô)
Date: 1883 (Meiji 16)
A man is shaved upper left; a discontented woman checks her hairdo with a mirror upper right, a happy baby lower right, and a crying baby lower left. Kiyochika is fantastic at capturing subtle expressions and funny situations.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Morimoto Junzaburô
Literature: See Henry Smith’s book, page 60, figs. 65 & 66.
Signature: Kiyochika hitsu