Tsuchiya Koitsu


Hakozaki Hachimangu Temple
(Hakozaki Hachimangu)

signed at lower left corner, Koitsu, with artist's seal Ko, the title along the left margin followed by the date, Showa jusannen san gatsu saku (made in Showa 13 [1938], 3rd month), with publisher's seal on lower left margin, hanken shoju Doi Hangaten, followed by printer's seal Yokoi and carver's seal Harada

dai oban tate-e 16 7/8 by 11 1/8 in., 42.8 by 28.2 cm

According to Walker and Doi, the carver Harada was active with Doi from ca. 1950 to shortly after 1960, while the printer Yokoi was active from ca. 1936-44, and again from ca. 1950 to approximately 1962. As such, this impression was likely printed in the 1950s or early 1960s.

Ross Walker and Toshikazu Doi, The Catalogue Raisonné of Tsuchiya Koitsu, 2008, p. 96, fig. 3.5; pp. 285-288 (on publisher seals); p. 310-311 (for chart on active dates for printers and the use of carver's blocks)

price: $950


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