| Item number:#KT-1
Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949)
Japanese Woodblock Print
"Benkei Bashi"(Benkei Bridge) by Koitsu Tsuchiya(1870-1949). Truly gorgeous night scene with Benkei
bridge and cherry blossoms. Dated Showa 8 nen (1933). This print is later post war impresson from original blocks. It was tipped
to original presentation folder once before. Most likely printing 1950's-1960's. Signed Koitsu within the image with
red artist seal "Shin". Doi watermark in upper left corner.
Very good condition. Slightly paper toning from it's age. Upper and bottom
margin slightly wavy. Tape residues on the top margin. Old master quality. The paper size is 15 and 1/2 inches by 10 and 1/2 inches. Very
classic Japanese mood and serene. Right margin reads "Benkei Bashi"
(Benkei Bridge) and dated Showa 8 nen (1933) 4 gatsu (April). This print is one of popular Koitsu's prints. Some popular prints
are getting scarce nowadays. This print is great find for collectors. Very
strong rich colors.
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