Click on the above image for a larger scan
Snow Scene Below the Embankment at Mukojima Mimeguri Shrine - 向島三圍 堤下の雪景
by Kiyochika, Kobayashi (1847-1915) - 小林清親
|Artist:||Kiyochika, Kobayashi (1847-1915) - 小林清親|
|Title:||Snow Scene Below the Embankment at Mukojima Mimeguri Shrine - 向島三圍 堤下の雪景|
|Series:||Views of Japan - 清親風景眞畫頒布会|
|Date:||1915 (this item: 1914/15)|
|Medium:||Woodblock - 木版画|
|Format:||Oban - 大判, 31.7 x 19.9cm (image size)|
|Notes:||At first glance this print appears to be from the "official" 1929 26-print series. However, despite the fact that the scene is essentially the same as that of the 1929 edition, on closer inspection it has completely different carving. It also does not contain the usual edition details on the verso. This print is, with little doubt, a very rare example from the circa 1915 trial printing.
The "official" 1929 series comprised of 26 designs and is exceptionally rare. Each print bears the title and publisher's stamp verso together with the notation Kiyochika Fukei Shin-ga Hampu kai (Society for the Distribution of Kiyochika's Landscapes). See my article here regarding this exceptionally beautiful and important series by Kiyochika.
This artwork is from my personal collection and is not for sale.
|Search:||See more works of art by this artist in my personal gallery and items for sale.|
Related Images and Notes