Nagaragawa Cormorant Fishing

Nagaragawa Cormorant Fishing

Koitsu, Tsuchiya, 1870-1949

Nagaragawa Cormorant Fishing
  • Date : 1940
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 280655
  • Condition : Faint scoring on print's surface
  • Dimensions : 9 3/8 x 14 3/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Koitsu, pl. 3.62
  • Comments : Published by Doi Hangaten, printer Yokoi, carver Harada
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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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