The Torii Gate at Miyajima in Snow

by Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)

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The Torii Gate at Miyajima in Snow by Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)

Original Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949) Japanese Woodblock Print
The Torii Gate at Miyajima in Snow

Tsuchiya Koitsu - After moving to Tokyo at age fifteen, Koitsu studied for many years with the woodblock artist Kobayashi Kiyochika. Known for his beautiful landscape prints with a dramatic use of light and shade, Koitsu was one of the leaders of the shin-hanga or new print movement in 20th century Japan.

Comments - Handsome miniature view of the famous torii gate at Miyajima in winter, snow falling gently over the scene. A boat ferries passengers across the water in the foreground, with a stone lantern framing the scene at lower right and snow-covered pine branches above. A lovely design.

Artist - Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)

Image Size - 3 1/2" x 2 3/8" + margins as shown

Condition - Nice color and detail. No issues to report.

The Torii Gate at Miyajima in Snow by Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)
The Torii Gate at Miyajima in Snow by Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)

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