Tsuchiya Koitsu, "Lake Motosu"
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The beauty of Mount Fuji at Lake Motosu (west of Fuji) is captured masterfully as the sun casts a red glow at sunset. A rare early-edition and fine representation of Tsuchiya Koitsu’s talent as a woodblock print artist. The simplicity of the design is evocative of Hokusai, while the skill of the printing demonstrates the meticulous craftsmanship of shin-hanga woodblock prints.
Size: Oban (approx. 10” x 15”)
Edition: Printed c. 1950s (Harada/Yokoi seals)
Publisher: Doi Hangaten
Condition: Fine color and condition
Frame Shown: 16" x 24", Classic Wood, Clear Walnut
Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949) was a student of Kobayashi Kiyochika whose landscape prints are widely regarded and coveted by collectors today.