Kawaguchi Lake

Koitsu, Tsuchiya, 1870-1949

Kawaguchi Lake
  • Artist : Koitsu, Tsuchiya, 1870-1949
  • Date : c. 1930s
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : FW23006
  • Condition : No condition problems to note
  • Dimensions : 3 1/8 x 2 1/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Koitsu, fig. 5-34
  • Comments : Published by Shobido Tanaka; according to Koitsu catalogue, possibly first published in 1950s; tipped to paper mount at top edge
  • SOLD

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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