Kôitsu: The lake near Hakone
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Tsuchiya Kôitsu (1870-1949)
A heavy rain shower on the shore of Lake Ashi near Hakone. A child hurries along the path under its umbrella.
Title: Hakone kosui (The lake near Hakone)
Publisher: Doi Hanga-ten, Tokyo
Date: Shôwa 13 (1938)
Original Japanese colour woodblock print. Size: Vertical Dai-Ôban, 39 x 25.5 cm (image).
Excellent impression, very good colours. Full margins. Paper a little bit age-toned. At lower and upper margin a little bit creased. Round watermark "Do" (for Doi) in top left corner. A little later impression, made in c. 1946-50.
Ill. in Walker/Doi, Catalogue Raisonné of Tsuchiya Koitsu, p. 100, no. 3.54, TK-DH-52. Cf. also MFA Boston, 49.724; Chazen Museum of Art, Van Vleck Coll. 1984.1057