Kiyochika: Moon

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Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Winter Moon
Series: Views of Japan
Date: 1915 (1929)

Winter Moon; Kinryuzan Viewd from the Banks of the Sumida River. A soft halo surrounds a yellow full moon, which casts its reflection on the Sumida River. This series was designed by Kiyochika ca. 1913-1915, but only a few trial prints were published. In 1929, a total of 26 prints were issued, with the seal reading “Kiyochika Fukei Shin-ga hampu-kai” (Society for the Distribution of Kiyochika’s Landscapes). The works have a watercolor-like effect and a very pleasing palette.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Seal: Artist’s seals
Signature: Kiyochika