Kiyochika: Sunset on the Sumida River

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Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Sunset on the Sumida River
Series: Untitled series of Scenes in Tokyo
Date: 1880

The Sumida River at Ishiwarabashi Bridge. Wonderful brightly-colored sunset sky with silhouetted figures in the foreground, including a woman strolling along and a woman being pulled in a ricksha. The only sign of modernity is the smokestack issuing forth on the far riverbank.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban horizontal
Publisher: Fukada Komajirô
Literature: See Chazen website.
Signature: Gakô Kobayashi Kiyochika (right margin)