Kiyochika: The Ariakerô innKiyochika: The Ariakerô inn
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After Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) or Inoue Yasuji (Tankei, 1864-1889)

The Ariakerô (or Yûmeirô) inn at Imado, on the banks of the Sumida river, at night.

Signature: Kobayashi Kiyochika hitsu

Publisher: Shima Art Company

Date: C. 1910-30

Size: Vertical Chûban, 25,4 x 18,7 cm

Excellent impression, colours and condition. Bottom verso small stamp “Made in Japan“.

This very atmospheric night scene composed after a view by Kiyochika, or rather after the even more similar version of it by Kiyochika’s pupil Inoue Yasuji (see Edo-Tokyo Museum, Tokyo Digital Museum No. 94202701 a.o.)