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Kiyochika Kobayashi (1847 - 1915)

Lot 101: Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915)

Christie's

September 22, 2005
New York, NY, US

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Description

Three diptychs and three triptychs, most signed Kiyochika; Hell courtesan and Priest Ikkyu, diptych, from the series Ukiyoe ruiko no uchi (Categories of ukiyo), 1884, published by Matsuki Heikichi; Hosokawa Garasha (Gracia) about to commit suicide, diptych, from the same series; Koromogawa kassen (Battle of Koromo River), 1885, diptych, from the same series; Legendary scene, triptych, 1884, published by Matsuki Heikichi; Ono no Komachi at Kiyomizu Temple, triptych, 1885, published by Kobayashi Tetsujiro; Hideyoshi and Sen no Rikyu, triptych, 1884, published by Kobayashi Tetsujiro--generally good impressions and color, some trimmed, soiled, stained, repairs to last
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Artist or Maker

Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915)

Notes

For a painting depicting the second triptych's subject, the Christian convert Hosokawa Gracia (Garasha), see lot 196.

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