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The Bunka Era (Bunka no koro), from the series Floral Patterns (Hana moyô)

「花模様 文化ノ頃」

Japanese
Meiji era
1896 (Meiji 29), April
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Kokkeidô


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 201-4861 (R), 201-4862 (C), 201-4863 (L)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2016.945

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Classifications

Prints

No date on this impression. The impression in the British Museum has a date of April 1896 and was published by Takekawa Seikichi; it may be the first edition. The Waseda impression is the same edition as this one (pub. Kokkeidô).
The Bunka era was the period from 1804 to 1818.

Signed

Kiyochika
清親

Credit Line

Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust of June 2016