About the Artist
Eijiro Kobayashi was born in 1870 (died in 1946). Little is known about the life of Eijiro Kobayashi beyond his contributions to Hasegawa’s Night Scenes by Watanabe. He is known for woodblock prints of romantic night and evening scenes in shin hanga style of which there are only three different designs attributed to him, the fourth being attributed to “Whistler”. The prints were published by Hasegawa, and later by Nishinomiya, and three showing scenes from the Sumida river and one design showing a pagoda.