Akashi Beach

Akashi Beach

Koitsu, Tsuchiya, 1870-1949

Akashi Beach
  • Edition : Heisei Edition
  • Date : 1934
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : WPTK02
  • Condition : Excellent; acquired directly from the publisher
  • Dimension : 14 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches
  • Comments : Posthumous edition, printed in the Heisei Period (beginning 1989), by the original publisher - Watanabe Color Print Co., from the original blocks
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  • Price : $300


About The Artist

Koitsu, Tsuchiya, 1870-1949

Born near Hamamatsu. Given name Koichi. At age 15 went to Tokyo to study under Matsuzaki, a carver for Kobayashi Kiyochika. Kiyochika took him into his home where he remained studying for 19 years. Designed woodblock prints during Sino-Japanese War, 1894-1895, later worked as lithographer. After meeting Watanabe Shozaburo at an exhibition of Kobayashi Kiyochika's prints, Koitsu designed figurative landscape moku-hanga published by Watanabe, Kawaguchi, and Doi from 1932. Koitsu's prints, li.....

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