Kiyochika: Collection of Pictures of the Noble Tokugawa Lineage
Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Collection of Pictures of the Noble Tokugawa Lineage
Kôki Tokugawa keishi (?). Western-style visiting cards of the lineage of Tokugawa shoguns. Left Sheet: Top:Right ; The first Shogun, Lord Ieyasu, 75 (Longivity) Tooshoo Daigon-gen is Posthumous name. Left The second Shogun, Lord Hidetada, 54, Daitoku-in Center: The 4th Shogun Lord Ietsuna, 40, Genyuu-in Bottom Right The 3rd Lord Iemitsu, 48 Dai-yuu-in Left; The 5th Shogun, Lord Tsunayoshi, 64, Jooken-in Right Sheet: Top: Right: The 8th Shogun, Lord Yoshimune, 28, Yuutoku-in Left: The 6th Shogun, Lord Ienobu, 51, Bunshoo-in Center The 9th ShogunLord Ieshige 50, Junshin-in Bottom Right The 11th Shogun, Lord Ienari 61 Bunkyoo-in Left The 7th Shogun, Lord Ietsugu, 7, Ushoo-in Center Sheet: Top:Right: The 10th Shogun, Lord Ieharu 51, Shunmei-in Left The 12th Shogun, Lord Ieyoshi 61, Shintoku-in Center The 13th Shogun, Lord Iesada , Onkyoo-in Bottom Right The 14th Shogun, Lord Iemochi -< Shootoku-in Left The 15th Shogun, Lord Yoshinobu - -
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. .
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Literature: See MFA website for other examples.
Seal: “Kiyo”, “chika”