Kôitsu: Nijû-bashiKôitsu: Nijû-bashi
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Tsuchiya Kôitsu (1870-1949)

Nijû Bridge, leading to the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, on a snowy winter day.

Title: Nijû-bashi (Nijû bridge)

Signature: Kôitsu

Seal: Shin

Publisher: not given (as always)

Date: Shôwa 14 (1939)

Size: Horizontal Ôban, 24,2 x 36,5 cm (image size)

Excellent impression and colours, with relief printing. Paper a little bit age-toned, at lower left margin small corner dog-ear, else excellent condition.

A rarely seen print by the artist, only one edition published in 1939; the publisher is likely Doi or Shôbidô, both in Tokyo.

Walker/Doi, Catalogue Raisonné of Tsuchiya Koitsu, TK-XX-1-VI p. 276, fig. 8.18