This shin hanga woodblock print on soft washi paper depicts a temple in red and gold, with lanterns lining the front.  It has beautiful color.  It is unsigned. Kobayashi Kiyochika was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist, best known for his ukiyo-e colour woodblock prints and newspaper illustrations.  His work first found an audience in the 1870s with prints of red-brick buildings and trains that had proliferated after the Meiji Restoration. The original of this print was likely produced c1880. This edition was produced for the tourist trade c1930.  The print measures 5.5" x 3.5", and it is matted in red.  The frame measures 9" x 7".     P5734   $95.00

$OLD! TY! Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) 'Festive Red Temple'