Asakusa Kinryuzan

Asakusa Kinryuzan

Koitsu, Tsuchiya, 1870-1949

Asakusa Kinryuzan
  • Date : 20th century
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : FWG16396
  • Condition : No condition problems to note.
  • Dimension : 5 3/8 x 3 1/2 inches
  • Comments : Tipped on to holiday card along top edge
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  • Price : $75


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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