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Two Japanese White-eye (Mejiro) and Persimmons

Probably a twentieth-century reprint from Meiji blocks. Original publication information (publisher Matsuki Heikichi) along bottom edge, not on this impression.

Signed

Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu

Provenance

2012, accessioned by the MFA. (Accession Date: October 19, 2012)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Meiji era, 1880 (Meiji 13)

Catalogue Raisonné

Shizuoka Mus., Kobayashi Kiyoshika (exh. cat., 1998), #78; Ukiyo-e taisei 12 (1931), #521

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.8 x 33.8 cm (9 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.562

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints