Kobayashi Kiyochika, Morning After Snow, Landscape


Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Morning After Snow by the Old Inner Keep of Edo Castle
Publisher: Fukuda Kumajiro
Date: 1877
Dimensions: 36.3 x 24.1 cm

Original Japanese woodblock print.


A military procession of horses passes by on a clear winter morning from an old keep of Edo castle. With the Meiji restoration, power was transferred back to the emperor from the shogunate, the military rulers of Japan. In his landscape prints, Kiyochika observes the changes in Japan that occurred during the Meiji regime: the rapid Westernisation and industrialisation, are all subjects of his works.

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Print FormatOban (Horizontal)
SubjectSamurai & Male, Landscapes
Size36.3 x 24.1 cm
Condition ReportFaint stain on the border. Slight misregistration of pigment lower right part of the print. 
publisherFukuda Kumajiro, Hatsujiro:1874-1898