Kobayawaka Kiyoshi, ‘The Mistress Okichi (of Townsend Harris)’, ca. 1932, Scholten Japanese Art
Kobayawaka Kiyoshi, ‘The Mistress Okichi (of Townsend Harris)’, ca. 1932, Scholten Japanese Art

with American black ships in background, mica highlights; signed Kiyoshi no zu with artist's seal Kobayakawa, carver's seal Takano Shichinosuke, printer's seal Ono Tomisaburo, publisher's seal Hasegawa, numbered 79/100 and sealed Kiyoshi Kobayakawa on verso, ca. 1932

dai oban tate-e 33.5 by 44.6 cm.

Image rights: Scholten Japanese Art

Publisher: Hasegawa

Madame Butterfly's World: Woodblock Prints of a Changing Japan, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, June 21 - September 21, 2014

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