Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Spring Rain at the Takeya Ferry Crossing, Matsuchiyama — 待乳山、竹屋ノ渡の春雨
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Saturday, 20 January 2007 The Ferry Boat Artist: Kiyochika Format: Large oban yoko-e: 10.75" x 15.75" approx Subject: A rickshaw being ferried under heavy rain. The blocks for this series were in preparation when Kiyochika died in 1915 and were first issued shortly thereafter. The set appears to comprise some 26 designs and is exceptionally rare. Each print bears the publisher's stamp verso together with the notation Kiyochika Fukei Shin-ga Hampu kai, I.e. of a limited edition. Publisher: Daikokuya (Matsuki Heikichi) Date: 1915 Condition: Full size. Fine state of preservation. Colour: Fine Impression: Fine