Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, 1933

by Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)

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Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, 1933 by Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)

Original Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949) Japanese Woodblock Print
Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, 1933

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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.

Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, 1933 - Beautiful landscape of Mt. Fuji seen from across Lake Kawaguchi. Two rugged pine trees frame the view of the majestic mountain as is it rises above low clouds, the left slope suffused with a soft pinkish glow from the sun along the horizon. Lovely color and beautiful shading in this fantastic print.

Signed - Koitsu, with red artist's seal "shinsei" (genuine)
Publisher - Doi, later edition from original blocks

Artist - Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)

Image Size - 9 3/8" x 14 1/4" + margins as shown

Condition - Excellent color and detail. Small spot and lightly rubbed area in subject, light stain at edge.

Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, 1933 by Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)
Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, 1933 by Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)

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