Rain at Asakusa Kannon Temple

Koitsu, Tsuchiya, 1870-1949

Rain at Asakusa Kannon Temple
  • Artist : Koitsu, Tsuchiya, 1870-1949
  • Date : 1933
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 270510
  • Condition : Faint toning to front margins and on reverse
  • Dimensions : 14 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches
  • Comments : Published by Doi Hangaten, carved and printed by Harada-Yokoi; post-war impression
  • 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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