Suizan: Kiyomizu temple at nightSuizan: Kiyomizu temple at night
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Miki Suizan (1887-1957)

A cherry blossom night at Kiyomizu temple in Kyoto. A solitary man is gazing at the full moon above.

Title: Haru no yoru no Kiyomizu (Kiyomizu temple on a spring night)

Series: Shinsen Kyôto meisho, daini-shû (A new selection of famous Kyoto views, second collection)

Signature: Suizan ga

Carver: Maeda Kentarô

Printer: Ôiwa Tokuzô

Publisher: Satô Shôtarô

Date: 1924

Size: Horizontal Dai-Oban, 26,1 x 38,8 cm

Excellent impression and colours. A few small and faint stains, mainly in margins; Overall excellent condition.

See Dorothy Blair, Catalogue of the Toledo Museum of Art, 1930 exhibition, No.121 (for carver, printer and dating). Cf. also Honolulu Museum of Art, Michener Collection, No. 19286