KIYOCHIKA  (1847-1915). Sei Shōnagon. (Sold)

KIYOCHIKA (1847-1915). Sei Shōnagon. (Sold)

Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915)
Subject: The writer and poet of the Heian period, Sei Shōōnagon, author of the literary work Makura no Soshi (The Pillow Notes).
Series: Kodai Moyo (Ancient models).
Signature: Kiyochika and artist seal.
Date: Meiji 29, the tenth month (October 15, 1896)
Publisher: Takekawa Seikichi
Size: Triptych oban tate-e, 38x26 cm each sheet.
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: Another example is illustrated and described in Henry D. Smith II. Kiyochika. Artist of Meiji Japan. Santa Barbara 1988, p. 100.
Conditions: Fine impression, color and conditions with large margins.
Item no: B 146
Status: Sold